The FDA recently extended the public comment period for certain aspects of the Food Safety Modernization Act, a law which is an unconstitutional federal assault on food freedom and agriculture.
Though few kids likely aspire to be bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., working for the EPA or IRS or other agency, there are plenty of people occupying those jobs, and they are adding endless new regulations that are stifling job creation in this country.
You’ve heard the story that Nero fiddled while Rome burned. I guess the modern equivalent is playing poker on your smartphone while debating going to war.
That’s what Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), the top hawk on the Republican side of the aisle, was caught doing three days ago, during a hearing by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. The Barack Obama Administration’s top guns were there to testify in favor of a resolution authorizing a military strike against Syria.
One of the many unintended consequences of the political crusade for increased homeownership among minorities, and low-income people in general, has been a housing boom and bust that left many foreclosed homes that had to be rented, because there were no longer enough qualified buyers.
If you don’t want to work, the good news is that a new study by the Cato Institute, “The Work Versus Welfare Trade-Off, 2013,” shows that welfare currently pays more than the minimum wage in 35 states in the United States, even figuring in the Earned Income Tax Credit that subsidizes low-income workers.
Naming names that the media will not bring to our attention, this author highlights not only the extent the black-on-white violence occurs, but the extent that it is ignored by both the press and Republicans.
This week begins my 34th year serving on George Mason University's distinguished economics faculty. You might imagine my surprise when I received a letter from its Office of Equity and Diversity Services notifying me that I was required to "complete the in-person Equal Opportunity and Prevention of Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures training."