Written by Tom Fitton
We filed last week an important amicus curiae briefin the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit arguing for the reversal of a lower court's decision allowing to go forward a lawsuit against former Bush Deputy Assistant Attorney General John Yoo. The Yale Law School human rights ...
Written by Tax Foundation
About 46.6 Million Filers Were "Nonpayers" Due to Exemptions, Deductions, Credits
Washington, DC, December 4, 2009 -- Nearly one-third of the 143 million federal income tax returns filed in 2007 resulted in no tax payment, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of IRS data. That means the tax ...
Written by Ellen Hodgson Brown
Since President Obama's stimulus plan went into effect in February, according to a report from the House Ways and Means Committee, the nation has actually lostnearly as many jobs as the plan was projected to create. Instead of adding 3.5 million new jobs, 2.7 million jobs have been lost. ...
Written by RightSideNews.com
Democrats are Waterboarding the American Public With Abusive, Bad Legislation
Get the feeling that it is a constant deluge of horrific legislation spewing out of D.C.? Of course, Americans don't have the luxury of even having our rights read to us before this torture began. Bucket after bucket of ...
Written by Dr. Richard Ebeling
Under the cover of one of the most severe economic crisis in the post-World War II period, the United States is witnessing the largest and most dramatic increase in the size and scope of government power since the 1930s and 1940s.
Written by Diana Furchtgott-Roth
With data on November's unemployment rate and payroll jobs creation due to be released Friday by the Labor Department, President Obama convenes a meeting today at the White House to discuss what many Americans worry about more than health care, Afghanistan, or anything else-jobs.
Mr. Obama's ...
Written by Cliff Kincaid - AIM.org
Robert W. McChesney, the socialist professor whose Free Press organization is leading the charge for the $50 billion transformation of the media, hosts a one-sided, tax-supported radio program sponsored by the University of Illinois that could serve as a model for the "New Public Media" the group ...
Written by Barry Rubin
Wishful thinking is the most powerful force in human existence, or at least in contemporary international affairs. The desire to deny evidence in order to assume that things are working out just fine overwhelms the senses and the rational faculties all too often nowadays.
Written by Dennis G. Smith and Edmund F. Haislmaier
Congress is about to set off a chain reaction that it has not planned for and will not be able to contain.
The health care legislation currently in Congress not only imposes new costs on states through expansion of the Medicaid program; it also preempts state authority in management of ...