News that the Treasury Department’s Inspector General has opened an investigation to determine whether three solar companies inflated the cost of their work to increase the payments they would receive from the government should send shivers down the spine of the taxpayer-subsidized green energy industry. The Washington Post reports that SolarCity, SunRun and Sungevity have… Read more »
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One of the hardest propositions for conservatives to remain consistent on is the issue of federalism. We believe in federalism. We believe that the Constitution enshrined power to the states through the Tenth Amendment. We believe that that power has been eroded away through the years and want it restored.
Buried in the 13,000 pages of draft ObamaCare regulations are two particularly insidious land mines designed to explode only when applied to Health Savings Accounts qualified health plans, but leave all other insurance unmolested. HSAs are the fastest growing financial or health care product in America, but if the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) does not back off, HSAs might not be around much longer.
President Obama rode into office on a wave of goodwill promising to unite the country and bring back prosperity to the nation. How times have changed.
With the economy in worse shape than before he took office, Obama’s 2012 campaign no longer seeks to united the nation but divide it. The president has embraced anti-Wall Street protestors as a last ditch effort to shift the blame from his policies to Wall Street, Republicans and anyone else.
On the day of Google’s chief executive Eric Schmidt’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington insiders were met with a big story in Politico detailing Google’s efforts to buy friends in the GOP.
It will only be a matter of days before the left – MoveOn.org; People for the American Way and Progressive Change Campaign Committee — as well as their establishment organs – the New York Times and MSNBC – will be singing the same song off the same song sheet. The tune we will hear from the chorus will call for the United States Senate to confirm former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
With throngs of K-Street lobbyists, special interest groups and even local governments pushing for more spending, it is hard enough to limit the size and scope of government without taxpayer resources being used to push trillion dollar-spending schemes. But we now know that taxpayer resources were used to lobby Congress to enact ObamaCare, thanks to an investigation by Judicial Watch.
President Obama’s three year spending spree has brought the country to the precipice of bankruptcy but as Speaker John Boehner noted, the president seems to fear losing re-election more than default on our national debt.
Despite facing a default deadline for months, the president and his team focused on what they do best – raising and spending other people’s money.
The issuance of patents to the “original and true inventor” is as American as the Constitution. But if Members of Congress have their way, the American patent system will soon turn into the European patent system That’s because a Patent Reform bill approved by the Senate and by the House Judiciary Committee could be scheduled… Read more »
For big banks, the timing could not be worse.
The Supreme Court of the United States ruled this week in the case Stanford vs. Roche, that the historical rights of inventors should be protected – something that is threatened by a pending “Patent Reform” bill awaiting action in the House of Representatives.