Obama’s Iraq Problem Just Got a Lot Worse

According to news reports Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki has ordered Iraqi military forces to seize government buildings. The move comes in the wake of an ongoing dispute over forming a new government. After an Islamist insurgency over ran large swarths of Iraq, there was an effort to replace Maliki with a “unity” government that would […]

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The Unions’ War on Small Businesses

Would you like to own a small business someday? If so, sorry — the Service Employees International Union would rather you didn’t. The SEIU has convinced the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to eviscerate the franchising model that many small-business owners rely on. Under the current model, these small-business owners pay for the right to […]

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Approval of Obama Reaches All-Time Low

President Obama’s approval ratings continue to plummet. American approval of the president sunk to a new low at 40 percent according to an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Tuesday. Nearly half view the president negatively. NBC cites a drop among Democrat and African-American support for the president as a key reason for the decline. Obama’s weakest rating […]

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The American Left vs. God-Given Rights

In his opinion declaring Virginia’s marriage law unconstitutional, Judge Henry Floyd of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit summarized what he perceived to be the basic disagreement between the opponents and proponents of the law. “The opponents and proponents agree that marriage is a fundamental right,” the judge wrote. “They strongly disagree, […]

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Marine Veteran Slams Obama’s War on Coal

Marine veteran Shawn Adkins says he’s ready to fight back against Obama’s so-called “war on coal” as it tears through West Virginia. Federal regulations are forcing a coal company to lay off an expected 1,100 workers in the coal-heavy state, stripping away what Adkins calls the “blood and oxygen” of families in the region. [youtube […]

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General Electric in the Dark About Ex-Im

The campaign for cronyism grabbed headlines on Monday, when the chairman of General Electric claimed that taxpayer subsidies are “crucial” to American trade with Africa. What went unreported, however, is just how much GE profits from the subsidies doled out by the Export-Import Bank, and how little Ex-Im actually contributes to U.S.-Africa trade. The remarks […]

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