Michael Tennant

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 00:00

Minimum Wage: The Ups & Downs

Raising the minimum wage is offered as a way to help minorities and the working poor, but doing so would end up hurting those groups the most.

Nearly three million people who have applied for Medicaid under ObamaCare are still waiting for their applications to be processed because of technical problems.

The federal government is building a National Mortgage Database that will contain vast amounts of highly personal information on individual Americans.

The UN's World Health Organization has named Cuba's health minister, head of a disastrous and cruel socialized healthcare system, president of its decision-making body.

The Obama administration is being very secretive about its installation of solar panels on the White House, perhaps because they're expensive and ineffective.

Several state ObamaCare websites, which have cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars, are in trouble and may be scrapped.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 16:35

Honesty Is the Best Economic Policy

While “economics” as a science merely predicts how an economy will function if certain decisions are made, morality ought to be part of the decision-making process.

The Job Corps wasted $5.1 million in taxpayer dollars on questionable debit and government purchase card expenditures, including purchases for personal gain, according to an inspector general's report.

Having spent millions in a futile effort to build a working ObamaCare exchange website, Oregon is giving up and asking the federal government to run its exchange.

A group of conservative congressmen is hoping to replace John Boehner and possibly other House leaders with members who will more closely adhere to the Constitution.