All posts tagged "government"

  • Government
    Military members hold negative view of President Barack Obama

    (Kenneth Walsh, Aol.) – President Barack Obama will leave office on Jan. 20 with negative reviews from most members of the U.S. military. More than half the troops in a new poll had an unfavorable opinion of Obama’s leadership of the military for the past eight years, and about 36 percent said they...

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    Outrage in Philadelphia as New Soda Tax Doubles Drink Prices

    That won’t stop other cities and states from trying to duplicate the dubious policy. (Eric Boehm, Reason.com) – A new tax on soda and other sugary drinks that took effect in New Year’s Day in Philadelphia is already generating outrage from some residents and businesses in the city. Meanwhile, in New York and...

  • Business
    Trump Knows, Media Don’t: One-Sided ‘Free Trade’ – Isn’t Free Trade

    (Seton Motley, Less Government) – The media (and the entire media-Left-NeverTrump contingent) remain steadfast in their opposition to now-President-elect Donald Trump.  In their attempts to deny him first the office and now legitimacy therein, they have come up with all sorts of shorthand descriptives that are either vague or outright disingenuous. One of...

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    Top 10 Stupidest New Laws in California for 2017

    (Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, Breitbart) – I’m not in the habit of complaining at the outset of a column, but I’ve taken on a nearly impossible task — figuring out which, of the hundreds of new California laws about to go into effect, are the stupidest. Don’t laugh.  I’m serious. It’s really, really...

  • Government
    How to Correct Eye Doctors’ Vision Problems

    (Peter Ferrara, Investor’s Business Daily) –  No one likes going to the doctor’s office, but the American...

  • Government
    The Price of Intimacy

    A disabled man’s fight to legalize sex work in Utah veers into stormy waters. (Stephen Dark, City Weekly) – “I just wish people understood what it’s like to be me,” Russell Greer says. When the 25-year-old rides Trax in downtown Salt Lake City, he occasionally hears a passenger comment on his facial paralysis....

  • Government
    The Patent Troll Abides: 2016 in Review

    (Daniel Nazer, Electronic Frontier Foundation) – Patent trolls were down but certainly not out in 2016. After a massive burst of litigation at the end of last year, we saw a noticeable drop in patent troll lawsuits at the start of this one. But trolls began returning to court as the year continued...

  • Government
    Viguerie: Trump’s Administration is more Conservative than Reagan’s

    (Richard Viguerie, ConservativeHQ) – As Donald Trump’s transition unfolds three things have become clear; first, Trump is serious...

  • Business
    Sugar Program Critics Caught Peddling “Fake News”

    (Chuck Muth) – In a recent column titled “How agriculture subsidies are hurting farmers, taxpayers” – which was...

  • Government
    Motley: A Chance for Congress to Kill Some Cronyism

    (Seton Motley, Less Government) – President-elect Donald Trump ran in part against the business-as-usual cronyism that has for decades been rampant in Washington, D.C.  His pledge to “Drain the Swamp” resoundingly resonated – and helped propel him to the presidency. Congress has been a chronic, consistent swamp filler.  Now, headed into the Trump...

  • Business
    NAR, realtor.com Score Industry Win Against Patent Troll

    (Realtor Mag) – The real estate industry achieved an important victory last Friday on a patent-infringement case —...

  • Government
    Goldwater Institute Investigative Report: Occupational Licensing Laws Harm Business Owners and Consumers

    (Darcy Olsen, CEO, Goldwater Institute) – More Americans than ever are required to get a state government license...

  • Government
    Obama administration caves on pipeline approval

    (Thomas Mitchell, 4TH ST8) – On July 26, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the final land easements...

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