Last week HUD announced grants of $54 million to indian tribes for projects those tribes could afford from their casino profits.

 

"So if somebody wants to build a coal-powered plant, they can. It’s just that it will bankrupt them because they are going to be charged a huge sum for all that greenhouse gas that’s being emitted.” — Candidate Barack Obama, 
San Francisco Chronicle interview, 
January 17, 2008

Some people may be inspired by President Obama's talk about making "the rich" pay their undefined "fair share" of taxes, or taking away corporations' "tax breaks." But talk is not always cheap. It can be very costly to those working people who are looking for jobs that the Obama administration's anti-business policies are driving overseas.

As Americans wait for the Supreme Court to determine whether all, part, or none of ObamaCare is unconstitutional, ObamaCare is being implemented and imposing costs.

 Two Wall Street economists, Daniel Gross and Gary Shlling, look at the same jobs numbers and come to opposite conclusions, hoping to sell lots of books.

Labor unions, like the United Nations, are all too often judged by what they are envisioned as being — not by what they actually are or what they actually do.

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) plan to turn out millions of protesters on May Day for a "General Strike" turned out to be a general failure, attracting mostly small crowds of hardcore leftists and revolutionaries.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says spending cuts proposed by House Republicans are creating an obstacle for passage of a new farm bill.

 

Last Thursday's two-notch downgrade of Spain's sovereign debt by Standard and Poor's credit rating agency is triggering pushback at the ballot box.

 

As outrage and concern over the Federal Reserve and its embattled fiat currency continue to grow, lawmakers in Missouri are considering legislation to protect residents by making gold and silver legal tender within the state. If passed, Missouri would join the state of Utah — which adopted a similar sound-money law last year — in its efforts to expand the monetary choices available to citizens.

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