Public servants acting as public masters

CIA responded to Obama’s acquiescence when it spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Glenn Harlan Reynolds USA Today 8/3/2014

“Nothing could be further from the truth. I mean, we wouldn’t do that.” That was CIA Director John Brennan’s answer in March when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., charged the CIA with breaking into computers used by […]

‘This is why people think you’re pussies!’

Ann Coulter Battles John Stossel and a Room Full of Libertarians

Becket Adams The Blaze 2/22/2013

…“Libertarians and pot,” Coulter laughed. “This is why people think libertarians are pu**ies.”…

…She continued:

We’re living in a country that is 70-percent socialist, the government takes 60 percent of your money. They are taking care of […]

Like I told you, in Rhode Island unions are the state

William A. Jacobson Legal Insurrection 1/21/2013

I have pointed out before how In RI, Public Sector Unions Are The State and how behind almost every Democratic politician there stands a union.

So the latest news is not surprising. Via ProJo, Laborers’ union again gives two R.I. Senate leaders six-figure compensation:

Annual reports showing the overlap […]

Another Blow for State's Anti-Eavesdropping Law

Michael Tarm Associated Press via ABC News 11/26/2012

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered another blow to a 50-year-old anti-eavesdropping law in Illinois, choosing to let stand a lower court finding that key parts of the hotly debated law run counter to constitutional protections of free speech.

In that critical lower-court ruling in May, […]

Do You Live in a Death Spiral State?

William Baldwin Forbes 11/25/2012

Thinking about buying a house? Or a municipal bond? Be careful where you put your capital. Don’t put it in a state at high risk of a fiscal tailspin.

Eleven states make our list of danger spots for investors. They can look forward to a rising tax burden, deteriorating state finances […]

The Ugly Truth About That 'Great' Jobs Report

David Harsanyi Human Events 10/5/2012

The Labor Department reported today that U.S. employers added 114,000 jobs in September. The unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent – where it was when Barack Obama took office and not at the 5.8 his administration forecasted.

No doubt, the top headline of a dropping unemployment rate is helpful for […]