Bob Adelmann

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 14:00

Moody’s Downgrades Chicago Again

Reality and politics in the Windy City rarely collide in the same sentence, but that Chicago's fiscal problems are becoming too big to ignore.

The old saying, "The more he spoke of his honor, the more quickly we counted the spoons," applies to Putin, following his denials in the murder of Boris Nemtsov.

Friday, 27 February 2015 00:00

Big Labor Suffers Another Blow in Wisconsin

Unions suffer another loss in Wisconsin, while Governor Scott Walker enjoys the ride toward the White House.

Despite help from titans in Silicon Valley, China's attempts to censor the Internet continue to fail

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 00:00

Even Fewer IRS Audits This Year

Though John Koskinen, head of the IRS, has been complaining about a lack of money and agents, there's precious little sympathy for the man in charge of extracting $2.4 trillion from American taxpayers. 

The mindset that anything left unregulated is a sin from which we must be saved drives the latest effort from the FCC. 

Monday, 23 February 2015 14:00

Florida Court Rules Open Carry Illegal

The Fourth District Court in Florida ruled that the state's law prohibiting open carry is constitutional, though Florida has the monicker the "Gunshine State." 

 

In calculating personal income in the United States, the Tax Foundation is missing a huge part of the economy: the one that runs just fine without government interference.

A judicial decision on microstamping guns' firing pins is expected momentarily, and might temporarily dampen anti-gunners' appetites for more gun laws. But only temporarily. 

Section 215 of the Patriot Act is set to expire June 1, and each side in the upcoming battle to renew, reform, or let expire this unconstitutional abridgement of freedoms is rolling out its arguments.

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