Saturday, August 27, 2016

USA

USA
WILL BIG GOVERNMENT FINALLY GIVE UP ON "KING CORN?" For years this website has opposed government subsidies for "biofuels." How come?  Subsidization of these alternative fuels - most notably corn-based ethanol - has been another failed government experiment which has led directly to higher...
WILL "TRIKKI NIKKI" GET A CUT? Curtis Foltz resigned as executive director of the Georgia Port Authority earlier this year - June 30 to be precise. He didn't walk away empty-handed, though. According to documents obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the 56-year-old...
GOP INCUMBENT IN TROUBLE IN TAR HEEL STATE ... You'd think N.C. governor Pat McCrory's glittering economic record would guarantee his reelection in 2016. You'd be wrong ... A pair of recent polls show McCrory - the "Republican" incumbent - trailing fourth-term N.C....

“Carolina Comeback”

NORTH CAROLINA ECONOMY BOOSTED BY TAX CUTS ... North Carolina governor Pat McCrory's administration made big news this week when its top budget official claimed that a controversial "bathroom bill" wouldn't hurt the state' robust economy. State budget director Andrew Heath said House...
AGENCY IGNORES PROVEN MEDICAL BENEFITS OF CANNABIS ... || By JILL SWING || My philosophy has always been "Never ask a question unless you are willing to accept the answer ... especially if the answer might be 'NO.'" Case in point: Petitions filed in 2009...

Obamacare Is Imploding

THE END IS NEAR FOR SOCIALIZED MEDICINE ... "Republicans" in Washington, D.C. have been yammering for years about "repealing and replacing" Obamacare. Obviously they weren't serious, but now it's looking as though they won't have to deal with yet another embarrassing round...
... IF THEY THINK FOUR MORE YEARS OF LIBERAL GOVERNANCE WILL HELP THEM U.S. president Barack Obama's approval rating among black Americans has consistently remained above the ninety percent mark.  And his hand-picked successor - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton...

Student Loans Summed Up

"THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD HAVE NEVER EXTENDED US SO MUCH DEBT ..." There's a big story in The Wall Street Journal this week that perfectly sums up the folly of government-subsidized student loans. The story quotes an Oregon man named Jason Osborne....
GRAB YOUR PEN, HILLARY CLINTON ... The #BlackLivesMatter movement has issued a list of demands in advance of the upcoming presidential election - one that could conceivably run into the trillions of dollars if implemented. Paying attention, Hillary Clinton? The document -...
THINK 2016 CAN'T GET ANY CRAZIER?  They're called Invest 96-L and Invest 97-L. No, they're not stock tips.  They're names assigned to tropical waves.  Each year, these waves begin as massive storms in the Sahel region of Africa - a broad biogeographic zone...