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John C. Beale, the former senior policy adviser in the Office of Air and Radiation – and the highest-paid EPA employee before his admission in September of lying his way to nearly a million dollars’ worth of unearned government money and benefits – will face sentencing Wednesday for a single count of theft of government […]
A Federal judge dealt a blow to Obamacare on Monday, siding with several New York Catholic organizations in a lawsuit challenging the healthcare law’s requirement that employers must provide contraceptive coverage to their employees. In the ruling on the religious freedom case, U.S. District Court Judge Brian Cogan said that it was unConstitutional to force […]
In 2009 the Oklahoma legislature approved a measure that allowed for a privately-funded Ten Commandments monument to be placed on the State’s Capitol grounds. The monument, which went up last year, has been widely criticized by legal experts who question whether placing the Judeo-Christian monument so close to the legislative compound violates the Constitutional protections […]
This article, written by Ludwig von Mises Institute associate scholar and associate professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Philipp Bagus, was originally published by the Institute on Dec. 13. A paper currency system contains the seeds of its own destruction. The temptation for the monopolist money producer to increase the money supply is almost irresistible. […]
A week from now, the Federal Reserve System will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding. Resulting from secret negotiations between bankers and politicians at Jekyll Island, Ga., the Fed’s creation established a banking cartel and a board of government overseers that has grown ever stronger through the years. One would think this anniversary would […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
When politicians hop on the soapbox to decry wasteful spending in government, they often cite social welfare programs or corporate tax breaks as the biggest reasons that America is broke. Usually undiscussed by the political class is the amount of money gratuitously spent by the Nation’s leadership to inflate their own mammoth egos.
Despite the efforts of 2nd Amendment revisionists to link mass shootings and urban violence with Americans’ Constitutionally protected right to bear arms, public will remains on the side of the 2nd Amendment.
In the year since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary school renewed calls for stricter gun laws, the political back-and-forth has made stock in firearms manufacturers one of the best-performing investments on Wall Street for 2013.