Welcome to the Senate, Mr. Scott
Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina leaves the Senate on December 31st. Replacing him will be Congressman Tim Scott. Yesterday, Governor Nikki Haley made the announcement that she would choose Congressman Scott for the replacement.Governor Haley and the future Senator called me Friday Monday* morning before the announcement was made. Governor Haley emphasized that Senator Scott would be as independent as Senator DeMint. In fact, | Read More »
Obama’s NLRB Blasted For Being Biased On Behalf Of Union Bosses
It’s not as though this will come as a shock to most readers, however, it’s just been officially revealed that Barack Obama’s union appointees at the National Labor Relations Board are biased toward unions.Read More »
The Practical Reasons To Not Set Up Health Insurance Exchanges
One of the keys to implementing Obamacare is the establishment of health insurance exchanges in each state. Despite them being a huge pig in the poke, some are accusing GOP governors of betraying “states rights” by refusing to take on the responsibility. To the contrary, refusal is both a political and economic no-brainer.Read More »
The Department of Illiteracy
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If the road to Hell is paved with good intentions then the federal government is the general contractor on the project. Since the advent of the Great Society virtually every governmental effort to alleviate a real or imagined social injustice has created a series of perverse incentives to make the targeted ill more widespread.
The Evangelists’ Failure
Somewhere in America this week, Protestant Christ followers will donate money to fund missionaries. The offering for the Lottie Moon fund will be collected. Mission to the World will get a check. The Foreign Mission Board will be funded and prayed for. The Salvation Army bell will be rung. Around the nation, Evangelical America will, throughout the year, hear tales of their missions, missionaries, and | Read More »
Dog Bites Man. Man Bites Back: The UAW’s King made Michigan’s Right-To-Work bed.
As union bosses–like Teamsters’ boss Jimmy P. Hoffa–begin to see their financial coffers dwindle next year, they shouldn’t blame Republicans for Michigan’s “civil war.”
It was the UAW’s Bob King who fired the first shot.Read More »
BTW: The GOP just took control of Washington’s state Senate.
SURPRISE! Democratic State Sens. Rodney Tom and Tim Sheldon announced they would create a majority power-sharing coalition with Senate Republicans, throwing control of the chamber into question. While the new coalition pledged to start preparing for next month’s session, Democratic leaders who now hold a slim majority signaled they will fight the proposal. One wonders how, given that the existing plan has been signed off | Read More »
Why You Can’t Trade Taxes For Spending
Should Republicans trade tax hikes for spending cuts? Much of the debate over the current fiscal cliff standoff centers around discussions of “ratios”: Republicans will agree to X dollars of tax hikes, Democrats will agree to Y dollars of spending cuts, and so forth. Much of this discussion is based on numbers that are misleading or worse, because Washington doesn’t calculate taxes and spending the | Read More »
The Republicans Have Failed the Nation
“Obsequious praise for small government does the Republicans no good when they too are in favor of big government in their actions.”Over the next couple of years, Barack Obama wants to raise the national debt to $18.9 trillion or so. John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, and the congressional Republicans want to raise the national debt to $18.4 trillion or so. The present leadership of the Republican | Read More »
Bob Menendez’s illegal immigrant sex offender intern arrested.
The Associated Press, in this one particular case at least, gets right to the point: Sen. Robert Menendez employed as an unpaid intern in his Senate office an illegal immigrant who was a registered sex offender, now under arrest by immigration authorities, The Associated Press has learned. The Homeland Security Department instructed federal agents not to arrest him until after Election Day, a U.S. official | Read More »
600 Workers To Be Fired As Controversial Activist Judge Sides With Obama-NLRB & SEIU Strikers
A Democrat-appointed federal judge with a controversial past and a “weird record of empathy for those accused of sexual crimes involving children” has sided with Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board and the Service Employees International Union by ordering a nursing home chain whose SEIU workers are striking to reinstate the strikers, which will cause more than 600 replacement caregivers’ employment to be terminated.Read More »
Conservatives need answers. Four Republicans were removed from their respective committees for voting against House Republican Leaders. As has now been well chronicled, the excuses for why the removals happened keeps changing. It is time for conservatives to start fighting back. As House Republicans continue to surrender and out negotiate themselves, we must demand answers. Go here now and start calling Steering Committee members. Ask | Read More »
So Which One is it, Mr. Boehner?
More than a week since several conservative House members were kicked off their committees, they have finally received a personal note from Boehner. During last week’s conference meeting, Boehner explicitly told members that there was a purge based upon voting records, that he was a part of it, and that other members who deviate from the big government echo chamber would be next. Here is | Read More »
Obama Uncensored & Unions Unleashed: Despite Violent Union Protests, Michigan Gets The Right-To-Work
Barely one week ago, the unthinkable was merely a rumor. However, yesterday, the unthinkable happened as Michigan became the 24th state in the nation to enact Right-to-Work legislation, giving workers the choice on whether to pay a union in their unionized workplaces or not. No longer will unions be able to have Michigan workers fired for refusing to pay union dues or fees.Read More »