Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Agriculture Department Paid $2 Million for a Single Intern

Written on August 12th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
Agriculture Department Paid $2 Million for a Single Intern
A report from the Agriculture Department’s Inspector General has revealed some stunning examples of financial waste in the Department’s nascent technology security efforts, which have mismanaged about $63 million in […]

The Results Are In: Chinese Stimulus Fails

Written on August 12th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
The Results Are In: Chinese Stimulus Fails
Almost four years after implementation of worldwide economic “stimulus,” global growth remains stalled. In the U.S., the unemployment rate is still over 8 percent. In the second quarter of 2012, […]

States Exempt Labor Unions from Stalking, Trespassing Laws

Written on August 11th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
States Exempt Labor Unions from Stalking, Trespassing Laws
At least four states provide exemptions to anti-staljking laws for labor union officials conducting organizing activities, according to a new report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Every state in […]

Film Honoring World War II Veterans Aims for World-Record Premiere

Written on August 11th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
Film Honoring World War II Veterans Aims for World-Record Premiere
More than 30,000 people are expected to attend tonight’s screening of “Honor Flight” at Milwaukee’s Miller Park, which would break the world record for a film premiere. The feature-length documentary […]

Russia Trade and Human Rights: Still Time for Congress to Act

Written on August 10th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
Russia Trade and Human Rights: Still Time for Congress to Act
Earlier this year, over protests from the country’s communist party, Russia agreed to join the World Trade Organization (WTO). Now Congress is considering legislation that essentially says, “We want U.S. […]

Ethanol Mandate Ignores the Free Market

Written on August 10th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
Ethanol Mandate Ignores the Free Market
In the midst of one of the most severe droughts on record, Washington’s ethanol mandate is making the corn shortage even worse. Markets have responded quickly and flexibly to the […]

Federal Court Upholds Marriage in Hawaii

Written on August 9th, 2012 by kalelone shout
Federal Court Upholds Marriage in Hawaii
Yesterday, the federal district court in Hawaii ruled that Hawaii’s definition of marriage as one man and one woman does not violate the U.S. Constitution. This ruling comes as the […]

Cuba: Cosmetic Changes Will Not Save the Castro Regime

Written on August 9th, 2012 by kalel5 shouts
Cuba: Cosmetic Changes Will Not Save the Castro Regime
Today, Cubans are reportedly being allowed to listen to Gloria Estefan. She and about 50 other artists were, until this week, blacklisted and banned. However, it’s not just the airwaves […]

Polish President Blasts Obama on Missile Defense

Written on August 8th, 2012 by kalel6 shouts
Polish President Blasts Obama on Missile Defense
This week, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski accused the Obama Administration of betrayal, saying, “Our mistake was that by accepting the American offer of a [missile defense] shield we failed to […]

Olympics Put Value of Competition on Display

Written on August 8th, 2012 by kalelno shouts
Olympics Put Value of Competition on Display
This weekend, the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team is widely favored to capture a gold medal. Favored to, but not guaranteed to. The Americans struggled against Argentina on Monday (up […]
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