Speaker Pelosi’s Gulfstream V boondoggle exposes government’s unquenchable thirst for control.
Your country’s greatest threat to its half-century dominance of the air is the pending gap in Air Force strike fighters. The Senate has voted to kill the F-22, citing costs and a savings of $1.75 billion. After the vote, we now learn that the inferior F-35 is years behind schedule. In retiring 250 F-15s due […]
Sailing into Newport, RI, you are taken back in time the moment you pass Fort Adams to starboard. You might pass by on a picture-perfect evening in July, enjoying a light, refreshing breeze, with the sun setting over the Newport Bridge. Or you might sail by while Jimmy Buffett is playing for his fans, on […]
Your government is failing small business. Americans looking for work just had their chances for employment greatly reduced. This Friday the minimum wage will increase 41% while unemployment is at a 26-year high. How the current minimum wage law came to be is an example of government legislation creating unintended consequences and essentially bankrupting small […]
The progressive U.S. Government now owns 60% of GM thanks to a taxpayer funded $50 billion assault begun by George Bush and finished by Barack Obama. After less than 50 days in Chapter 11, GM is 89.5% owned by a combination of the U.S. Government, the United Auto Workers union (17.5%) and Canada (12%). GM […]
Our current public school system has become too “institutional.” We have gargantuan schools and massive taxpayer spending perpetuated by every administration since 1965 throwing money at the problem. We have the best teachers in the world hamstrung by poor representation from their monopolistic unions. And we have scarce, or no, competition between public schools giving […]
Over the weekend I, along with my family, attended the Rhode Island National Guard Air Show–as did 60,000 others during the Saturday and Sunday showings. Entering the gate, I donated $10 for parking. As it turns out, that donation allowed us to witness first hand the best insurance policy America has to offer for the […]