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  • Monthly Archives: May 2009

    The Story of Lies: Greenpeace in Your Kid's School

    In case you weren’t reading the New York Times front page today, we wanted to point you to an especially disturbing story. The Times wrote about The Story of Stuff, “a 20-minute video about the effects of human consumption, [which] has become a sleeper hit in classrooms across the nation.” What … More

    Keep DREAMin'

    This past week, we live-blogged about Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano’s admission during a Senate hearing that she still supports the Dream Act, a bill that would grant amnesty to individuals unlawfully in the United States who arrived before the age of 16. Amnesty advocates like America’s Voice are … More

    Not One New Dime Until These Savings Are Proven

    Looking to revive health care reform in Congress, the Obama administration is touting an announcement today by large health care trade associations including the American Medical Association, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the American Hospital Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans, as well as the Service Employees International Union. … More

    The End of Federalism: Big Labor Edition

    Last week we noted that the Obama administration’s stimulus package had made the federal government, for the first time in our nation’s history, the main source of income for state and local governments. We warned at the time: [A]s states become more dependent on federal funding, they begin to lose … More

    CEO Confirms Treasury is Calling Shots at GM

    In a surprisingly frank statement this morning, General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson confirmed that the Treasury Department is calling the shots on the company’s on-going restructuring. As reported by the New York Times, Henderson stated that GM was told by the Treasury Department to offer bondholders only up to 10 … More

    What Employer Advantage?

    The Washington Post editorialized today in favor of a compromise on card-check, including snap elections or mandatory union access to company premises, because – they argue – the current process too heavily favors management. They also criticized the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace for refusing to admit this. So here … More

    Morning Bell: The Obama Jobs Deficit

    This past Friday the Department of Labor released the nation’s employment’s figures showing that employers shed 611,000 private sector jobs in the first three months of this year. This brought the unemployment rate to 8.9% and revealed that in President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office, employment has dropped … More

    Cap and Trade's Cost for Average British Household £20,000

    Earlier today we noted that a recent MIT study showed that cap and trade energy tax proposals would cost the average American household $3,900 per year. Fortunately for us, the enviro-left has not yet succeeded in leveling their energy tax on the American people. The British are not so lucky. … More

    Bush's Spending Cuts vs Obama's Spending Cuts in Pictures

    On Wednesday we exposed the farcical nature of President Barack Obama’s proposed spending “cuts” and today we posted a graphic putting his spending transfers in perspective. Senior White House economic advisor to President George W. Bush Keith Hennessey adds another angle comparing President Bush’s last spending cut request with Obama’s … More

    Don't Let Government Lawyers Run American Businesses

    Last year Former South Dakota senator and 1972 Democratic presidential nominee George McGovern came out against the Orwellian named “Employee Free Choice Act” because it would destroy a worker’s right to secret ballot elections. This week, McGovern has another op-ed, this time explaining how the binding arbitration portions of EFCA … More