Once the politically-generated 'fiscal cliff' stalled in January with modestly raised tax revenues while cutting unemployment benefits, the first sequestration budget cut kicked in on March 1st despite a White House list of potentially horrendous cuts to education, transit, health care, housing, etc.
A few weeks ago, I applied for EAT RETREAT, "a weekend workshop dedicated to good food and innovative thinking. Created for leaders in the food commun...
In June 2010, a nonviolent eight-day strike of 1,700 workers at the Honda factory in Zhongshan attracted international attention. Within three weeks, it was the third Honda auto parts factory in Guangdong province to suffer a work stoppage, along with plants in Shenzhen and Foshan.
With friends like Senator Mike Lee, the Constitution needs no enemies.
It is an important Sherman Act question if Google used its profits from its dominance in search to subsidize its dominance in video through YouTube. Google should honestly answer that question.
If the Schumer-Lee bill becomes law, the easiest way for a foreigner to live in America will be to plunk down $500,000 for a piece of property.
The Balanced Budget Amendment is not just about economic conservatives. We must balance our national budget for the sake of our children's future.
One wonders if any of the Tea Partiers who've run on a platform to "return to Constitutional principles" actually bothered to read the Constitution, or whether they just purchased worn, dog-eared copies to convey that impression.
While the first President Bush may have hated broccoli, all Americans can agree that framing our constitutional debates in the document's actual text and history is always a good idea.
Gun advocates claim that we'd be safer if more people had guns. I agree. In order to assure a safer more crime-free society, teachers should be armed. Students should be armed. Convenience store clerks...
Tea Party followers rail about the deluge of government spending, but you don't hear many of them volunteering to dispense with their Social Security or Medicare benefits.
An unprecedented movement is afoot to appoint bona fide deficit hawks to the appropriations committee who will rein-in the out of control spending and slash our dangerous unsustainable deficits.
The Tea Party and the Chamber of Commerce had a big night, but they also have some trouble ahead as they make the shift from campaigning to legislating.
Republicans could win this battle but lose the war. Many who end up voting for Tea Party-backed Republicans will be shocked when candidates get elected to office who don't support anything they don't find in their 19th-century view of the Constitution.
The economic meltdown that short-sighted "free market" policies brought upon us has now given the rich and powerful the opening to push their advantage more aggressively than ever.