Congress Surrenders to the President on Senate Hearings

Written by Gary North on August 22, 2012

The Senate must confirm appointments made by every President. This retains the Senate’s authority. It holds confirmation hearings. That was then. This is now. The Senate decided that it’s just too much trouble. It wanted out. So, the Senate persuaded the House to go along with a joint surrender to the President. It exempted 170 […]

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Feds Pay High School Dropouts 36% More Than the Private Sector

Written by Gary North on August 17, 2012

High school dropouts who find jobs with the federal government are paid 36% more than high school dropouts in the private sector. This was the finding of a recent study by the Congressional Research Service. This is good news for defenders of liberty. It means that the Federal government will absorb these short-sighted people who […]

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The TSA Meets “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

Written by Gary North on May 11, 2012

Every bureaucacy wastes money. If it can spend money, it will. It doesn’t matter much on what. The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has bought screening machines. It stores them in warehouses. It paid $184 million. There are two ways of looking at this. One way is to say “let’s get them installed.” The other wa […]

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