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    Yanukovich’s Brutal Crackdown in Ukraine: Why the U.S. Should Act

    The worst crisis since the wars in Yugoslavia is convulsing Eastern Europe. Ukraine is on the brink of a civil war, and Russian intervention may be possible despite the Sochi Olympics. An East-West confrontation may be imminent. On Tuesday, the brutal Berkut riot police stormed the main anti-government protest camp … More

    She Dreamed Obamacare Was Harmless

    Obamacare is working, and it’s not costing any jobs. Shhh…keep quiet, or you’ll wake Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius from her dream. “There is absolutely no evidence, and every economist will tell you this, that there is any job loss related to the Affordable Care Act,” she said … More

    A Look Back: 7 Instances of Wasteful Spending in the Stimulus Package

    Five years ago this week, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act—the stimulus package—into law. Here’s a quick reminder of how some of this $862 billion of taxpayer money was spent: -          New Buses Without Riders — $2.4 Million: The Winter Haven Area Transit Authority (WHAT) in Florida, … More

    Why It’s the Government’s Fault There Isn’t Enough Salt to Make Roads Safe in New Jersey

    Winter storms recently dumped nearly a foot of snow in parts of New Jersey. As of February 13, New Jersey state police had responded to 157 accidents and 353 calls for help, and road crews struggled to maintain safe driving conditions while faced with a shortage of rock salt to … More

    Minimum Wage Hike Would Eliminate 500,000 Jobs

    Surprise, surprise: An analysis released today found that a proposed minimum wage hike would eliminate hundreds of thousands of jobs. Today the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced it agreed with the Heritage Foundation’s analysis of President Obama’s proposed minimum wage increase. Of course the CBO did not put it that … More

    Why Venezuela's Chaos Matters to Us

    As we have been reporting, Venezuela is in chaos. What Americans may not realize is how the South American country’s turmoil affects our interests. Venezuela has many crises, but when inflation has doubled in the past year and basic necessities like toilet paper and electricity are lacking, the people revolt. … More

    Man Files Suit to Ban Latin in Courts

    If you have too often been confused by the language in a legal opinion issued by a court of law, then you may hope that the U.S. Supreme Court accepts a petition for certiorari filed on Feb. 7 by Jerral Parris of Altamont, TN, against Cummins Power South, in a … More