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  • Monthly Archives: April 2012

    VIDEO: Santelli Speaks the Truth on Obama's Buffett Rule

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    Back in February 2009, CNBC’s Rick Santelli launched a nationwide firestorm when he spoke out from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade about the federal government run wild and President Obama’s mortgage plan, calling for a Chicago Tea Party in July of that year. Today, Santelli again spoke … More

    Criminal Law Will Go On

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    Everywhere you turn, there’s no escaping the 100 year commemoration of the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic. The film is back in the theaters—in 3D no less. There are television specials and new books coming out every day this week. And Congress is passing a federal criminal law to protect … More

    Teen Births - Not the Real Issue in Unwed Childbearing

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    U.S. teen births are at historic lows. Following what has been a generally steady trend over the last two decades, the teen birthrate once again saw declines in 2010, according to a new report from the U.S. Center for Health Statistics (CHS). The data show that 16 states saw notable … More

    Obama's Ten Worst Energy Policies

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    In his time in office, President Obama has made some seriously bad proposals and decisions on energy policy, and Americans are paying the price, whether it’s in higher energy costs, wasted tax dollars, or in jobs that have been left on the table. For those who aren’t keeping track, we’ve … More

    Slum Dwellers in India Save for Private Schooling

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    Since 2009, public education has been both free and required for all children between the ages of six and 14. Yet many families in Mumbai slums, where they lack even toilets and basic sanitation, save up their meager earnings to pay for private school education for their kids. A recent … More

    Robbing Banks and Subsidizing Green Energy

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    Do bank robbers stimulate economic growth? If you employ the logic used by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to assess the impact of the stimulus bill’s renewable-energy subsidies, the answer would be “yes.” The NREL recently issued a report on the economic impact of the Section 1603 Treasury Grant … More

    North Korea: Stable, but Just as Dangerous

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    As North Korea shows no signs of halting its missile test slated for this week, it is easy to forget that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been in power less than four months—tumultuously, even prematurely, thrust into the spotlight after the death of his father, Kim Jong-il. So far, … More

    Morning Bell: Buffett Rule 101

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    President Obama traveled to Florida yesterday to distract the nation from its real problems by laying out his case for the Buffett Rule, a plan to drastically raise taxes on successful Americans and small businesses. The core of his argument is that the rich aren’t paying their fair share. It … More

    New Study Shows Obamacare’s Huge Additions to Federal Deficit

    A study released today by Charles Blahous, one of two public trustees of Medicare and Social Security, once again shows that Obamacare increases federal deficits and significantly worsens the nation’s fiscal outlook. According to the study’s most optimistic scenario, the health law will increase federal spending by $1.16 trillion and … More

    Do Government Workers Think They're Better Off?

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    It’s hard to deny the benefits of working for Uncle Sam — outstanding benefits, good pay, and great job security. Though some government workers might throw up their arms in protest when confronted with the facts, a new poll shows that nearly half of government workers now say private sector … More