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    House Set to Rebuke NLRB for Meddling in Boeing's Expansion Plan

    The House of Representatives is poised to pass legislation today that prohibits the National Labor Relations Board from interfering in the business decisions of U.S. companies. The bill would effectively end the NLRB’s complaint against Boeing’s expansion plans in South Carolina. Boeing came under attack from the NLRB in April … More

    Top 10 Reads: August 2, 2011

    Catching you up on clips, commentary and news of the day. Sign up for the daily email update from Scribe. A Dangerous Debt Ceiling Deal – Kim R. Holmes, Ph.D. Who To Blame for Defense Cuts? – John Guardiano Obama and McConnell: Debt Ceiling Gives GOP’s Great Dismantler His Moment – … More

    NLRB Faces Backlash on Eve of Boeing Hearing

    An administrative law judge with the National Labor Relations Board takes up the agency’s dubious charges against Boeing tomorrow in Seattle. The hearing comes at a time when the NLRB, currently controlled by liberal appointees, is facing widespread backlash for its decision. The dispute between Boeing and the NLRB came … More

    DeMint Seeks Answers on NLRB's Boeing Complaint

    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) wants the National Labor Relations Board to turn over all documents related to its recent complaint against The Boeing Co. The NLRB, already facing a backlash for its meddling in a private company’s business decision, is now under fire for the secretive process it used to … More

    South Carolina Taking Light Bulb Ban into Its Own Hands

    Fed up with the federal government’s ban of the traditional incandescent light bulb, state representatives in South Carolina are pushing for the state to produce and use incandescents solely for its state. The Incandescent Light Bulb Freedom Act, which unanimously passed South Carolina’s Senate panel, would allow South Carolina manufacturers … More

    Profiles in Conservatism

    NAME: Mark Sanford OCCUPATION: Governor of South Carolina Chairman, Republican Governors Association HOMETOWN: Charleston, SC Mark Sanford was elected in 2002 after serving six years in the U.S. House, making good on a campaign pledge to serve only three terms as a Congressman. After graduating from Furman University, he went … More

    Grading the Nation's Governors

    West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin received an “A” from Cato. (Newscom) The Cato Institute released its ninth biennial fiscal report card on the nation’s governors yesterday, and topping the list with “A” grade were Charlie Crist of Florida, Mark Sanford of South Carolina, and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. Cato … More