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Make Education Great Again: Confirm Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Arthur Schaper, President Trump knows how to hire the right people (and I mean that in the moral as well as political sense). US Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General has amnesty panderers and gun-runners on edge. He will enforce our laws, and the lawbreakers will be forced to get with the program, or the

Donald Trump: How He Broke Down the Big Blue Wall

Arthur Schaper, Besides talking about building a wall along the Southern border, Donald Trump broke down a lot of walls in this election. He ended the Democratic play-book of playing the race and gender card. He welcomed more minority voters into the GOP fold. I have many black and Hispanic friends who were solid Dem,

Michelle Malkin: TSA’s Union Power Grab: Thousands Slowing Down Airports

When it comes to public employee unions, there’s no such thing as a coincidence. All you travelers stuck in mile-long TSA security lines are pawns. Convenient political pawns. Big Labor bosses want more power and more money. Stranded travelers are just the latest victims in this age-old game of D.C. extortion. Union leaders want you

Outsourcing Indiana, What the Hoosier State tells us about the state of American manufacturing

Edmund Kozak, Lifezette  Former Carrier employees — joined by leaders of the AFL-CIO and USW, Sen. Joe Donnelly, and presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders — held a rally and march outside of the Indiana State Capitol in Indianapolis on Friday to protest Carrier Corp.’s decision to close an Indiana plant and outsource 1,400 jobs to

Drive-by media hit against Governor Scott Walker

 Last month, there was a bit of excitement in Wisconsin, as both state and federal judges stepped in to close down a wide-ranging campaign finance investigation targeting Republican Governor Scott Walker and conservative groups.  The investigation was characterized by detractors as a “witch hunt” or “fishing expedition.”   Under the remarkable “John Doe” rules of engagement,

Let’s Hope Minimum Wage Hike Fever Doesn’t Spread to D.C.

Hector Barreto  Sometimes it seems like everything in Washington is pure politics – even the simple act of two government workers deciding where to grab their Friday lunch. Of course, that’s especially true if the two coworkers are President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Last month the duo ducked into the Washington, D.C.

Benefits of government work

This article originally appeared on MD Kittle  MADISON, Wis. — Liberals have spent the past two election cycles frothing at the mouth about “equal pay,” as Mitt Romney’s former deputy campaign manager Katie Packer Gage put it, trying to “paint Republicans as backward cavemen” on the issue as part of their so-called “War on Women.” But you

The Real Reason Big Labor Wants a Minimum Wage Hike

Fred Wszolek  President Obama used a recent weekly address to once again call for an increase in the minimum wage up to $10.10 per hour. The President urged Congress to pass legislation making this change, and praised similar minimum wage hike efforts underway in states and localities. He criticized some in Congress for standing in

Pennsylvania Republicans Join Big Labor In Healthcare Fight

Fred Wszolek  The Keystone State has traditionally been regarded as a union stronghold, but recently some lawmakers have taken steps to break their politically motivated partisan influence. Republican lawmakers introduced legislation to change the state’s taxpayer-funded union dues collection system and close loopholes that protect union members from anti-stalking laws. Despite these advances, the Workforce