Daily Archives: April 26, 2011
Any punditry concerning the high price of gas that does not mention the Fed’s wildly expansionary policies, flooding the economy with money and driving down the value of the dollar is not worth taking seriously.
In an alarming and inconceivable move this week, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is attempting to remove a CEO from office. The latest move builds on Eliot Spitzer’s persecution of Hank Greenberg at AIG, the administration’s revolving door atop GM, and salary setting for TARP banks. It now seems that theContinue Reading
From Education Week, A newly signed law in Georgia that gives the governor the power to remove school board members in a district that does not have full accreditation is bringing fresh scrutiny to the role of AdvancED, a private agency that accredits schools in that state and 48 others. [snip] The governor’sContinue Reading
A recent Mercer Organization Review of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (Division) told a great deal about the organizations ability to manage standards and quality of state general and federal block grant funds that support LMEs. Because the Division seeksContinue Reading
He likes to manipulate clueless voters by claiming that his opponents want to unleash the selfishness of capitalism on America, while he and his kind-hearted advocates of statism shield us from that horror. As Dennis Prager argues in this sharp piece, the truth is the other way around. It is dependence upon the state thatContinue Reading
Karen McMahan’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on legislation that would amend North Carolina’s rules restricting auto dealers.
North Carolina’s auto insurance system could benefit from major reforms that would end penalties for the best drivers and end guaranteed profits for private firms. Those are two key findings in a new John Locke Foundation report on auto insurance reform from Eli Lehrer, vice president of the Heartland Institute. You can learn more detailContinue Reading