Daily Archives: January 10, 2013

Remittances – How much money will the US send abroad this year?

We always talk about immigration, but what about our money and what the immigrants are doing with the funds they earn within our borders?  Many immigrants or illegal aliens earn money in the US and then send money abroad to their family or friends, these funds are known as remittances.  So the tax breaks forContinue Reading

The State Board of Uncertainty

The N&O political blog, Under the Dome, has a noteworthy post on the uncertain future of the State Board of Education (SBE).  Just to recap, Governor McCrory has three immediate appointments to the SBE, including the chairperson.  He will have three additional appointments later this year.  These six appointments, along with Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest,Continue Reading

The Impact of Obamacare

Wondering about the impact that Obamacare is going to have on the economy?  Well, here’s yet another example of what we can expect from the new law.  A group of Wendy’s franchises in Nebraska is reducing the hours of 100 employees to 28 hours a week because the new Obamacare regulations make it too expensiveContinue Reading

Obama saves the planet–Global temps decline since first inauguration

A to-the-point explanation of why wind power pollutes more than fossil fuels

Eric Holder feels about gun owners and smokers the same way I feel about government

The president’s ‘balanced’ approach

President Obama frequently touts a “balanced approach” to addressing the mismatch between the federal government’s revenue intake (taxes) and its spending. Writing for The Daily Caller, Jim Huffman, dean emeritus of the Lewis & Clark Law School, explains why that talk about “balance” is an example of pure politics. The last-minute fiscal cliff deal isContinue Reading

Napolitano explores the links between guns and freedom

As the John Locke Foundation prepares for its 23rd anniversary dinner, you might recall that Judge Andrew Napolitano delivered featured remarks at the 22nd anniversary event. Napolitano’s latest column at FoxNews.com focuses on the ties between guns and a free society. The right of the people to keep and bear arms is an extension ofContinue Reading