WAGES Obama and Big Government are at it again. This time they are trying to increase the body of people who would receive overtime pay. It all comes down to the leftist view of labor vs. reality. For progressives, labor is a commodity, like 2x4s of lumber. Pretty much, one is just like another. If we need another 2×4, we can just buy it. But…
Digital media companies and Chicagoans will now be slapped with a 9 percent “cloud tax” on streaming services, including popular entertainment outlets such as Netflix, through which city officials aim to generate $12 million. Collections will begin Sept. 1.
While it appears there is broad support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down the Confederate flag, the depth of that support will get its first test this week as lawmakers return to Columbia to come up with a specific plan.
Greeks voted resoundingly Sunday to reject the austerity demands of a proposed European Union and International Monetary Fund bailout package, triggering widespread concern that Greece may soon be on its way to exiting the eurozone.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and its membership in Europe’s joint currency faced an uncertain future Monday, with the country under pressure to restart bailout talks with creditors as soon as possible after Greeks resoundingly rejected the notion of more austerity in exchange for aid.
Greece has defaulted on its debt to the International Monetary Fund, the first “developed” country to do so. But is Greece merely a casualty of a flawed eurozone or a canary in the coal mine?
Clinton approved arms for terrorist enemies of the United States In the course of my work, I am often asked by colleagues to review and explain documents and statutes. Recently, in conjunction with my colleagues Catherine Herridge and Pamela Browne, I read the transcripts of an interview Ms. Browne did with a man named Marc Turi, and Ms. Herridge asked me to review emails to…
There is a new posting in the Recommended Articles: David & Daniel Bier: America Isn’t Getting More Liberal — It’s Getting More Libertarian. It gives the results of polls on various issues over decades; the data are convincing that there is a political shift afoot. There are trends that happen over long periods of time, like millennia. There are trends over centuries, there are trends…
Today the public is broadly more libertarian than it was just decades ago
Under a new experimental program, Oregon is becoming the first state to tax drivers based on the miles they travel on state roads rather than the gas they purchase.