Economically Significant Regulations On the Rise Under Obama

President Obama claims he’s overseen the creation fewer regulations than his predecessors. But his administration has actually issued far more expensive and economically costly regulations, adding billions of dollars in compliance costs for businesses and job creators. The red tape is documented in a new report by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Next […]

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Bulgaria Bomber was Released GITMO Inmate

The latest development in this weeks Bulgarian bus bomb explosion of Israeli tourist bus, is the identification of the Islamic bomber. According to Times of Israel his name is Mehdi Ghezali a devout Muslim, and reportedly a Swedish citizen, with Algerian origins. Ghezali had been held at the US’s Guantanamo Bay detainment camp on Cuba […]

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Competition Improves Cab Service for Riders

It’s ironic that the front page of The Washington Post recently featured an obituary of long-time columnist William Raspberry on the same day it included a story warning that “D.C. cabbies fear being pushed out of business as earnings fall amid new rules, competition.” After all, Raspberry famously liked to build entire columns around discussions […]

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Clinton’s Egypt Visit Sparks Anti-American Demonstrations as Sinai Continues Slide into Lawlessness

The power struggle between Egypt’s army and the Muslim Brotherhood has been eclipsed by the intensifying civil war in Syria, but this week saw disturbing new developments in Egypt. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton paid a short visit to Cairo and Alexandria, where she was dogged by several anti-American demonstrations. Protesters pelted Clinton’s motorcade with […]

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What Taxmageddon Really Means for Families

Taxmageddon is approaching closer by the day. Much of the focus has been on the impact Taxmageddon will have on the economy. But just how will this massive tax hike impact America’s most fundamental unit of society? Families will see their taxes go up by more than $4,100—just in 2013—because of Taxmageddon. How will families […]

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Solar Company Leaders Blame China, Not Loan Process, for Bankruptcy

Chinese government subsidies—as much as $35 billion—were responsible for the downfall of Abound Solar, not a flawed federal government loan-approval process, according to testimony delivered before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today. Executives from the bankrupt solar panel manufacturer pointed to predatory pricing by Chinese solar companies underwritten by the Chinese government subsidies […]

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