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AFL-CIO ‘Paywatch’ report slams CEO pay but not the high pay of its own execs

Perry Chiaramonte, A powerful labor union’s new report slams the pay gap between CEOs and rank-and-file workers, but critics say it conveniently ignores the sky-high salaries union bosses pull down. The AFL-CIO’s annual Executive Paywatch  report, unveiled this week, found that last year the average S&P 500 CEO earned a total of $13.1 million in compensation, while

Behind The (Revolving) Green Door

Derek Hunter, Much is made about the “revolving door” between working in government and the private sector, particularly lobbying. People go into government service, leave and make a fortune in the private sector working on the same issues with the same people, then return to government – lather, rinse, repeat. Those stories are usually about

Trump Cheers Exxon’s Plan to Create 45,000 Jobs

Exxon Mobil will spend $20 billion by 2022 to expand its footprint along the U.S. Gulf Coast, creating more than 45,000 jobs. The world’s largest publicly traded oil company said Monday it will invest in refining and chemical-manufacturing projects at 11 proposed and existing sites, located in Texas and Louisiana. Speaking at the CERAWeek conference in

Media Owners Need to Stand Up to the Haters They Employ

Douglas MacKinnon, Less than two months into the presidency of Donald J. Trump, the welfare and domestic security of our nation and the very legitimacy of the executive branch is quite literally being deliberately and systematically targeted by a growing number of media outlets. If left unchecked and unchallenged, anarchy in a number of different

Ruger CEO: Gun Sales Can Thrive Under Trump

Matthew Rocco, Sturm, Ruger & Co. expects gun sales to continue to flourish during President Donald Trump’s tenure in the White House, pushing back against the notion that a pro-gun administration would dampen consumer demand. During a conference call Thursday, one Wall Street analyst suggested that Trump would have a negative impact on the consumer firearms

Do 62 Million Lives Matter?

Wayne Allyn Root, Don’t look now, but it’s time for “The 62 million.” It’s Donald Trump and his 62 million voters against the world. Everyone is against us.  It’s clear that no one wants to risk offending “Black Lives Matter.” We can all clearly see that companies and retailers bend over backwards not to offend Democrats,

ObamaCare in ‘death spiral,’ Aetna CEO says

The leader of one of the U.S.’s largest health insurance agencies—who has been saying for months that ObamaCare is on the ropes– said Wednesday that statistics indicate that the law has now entered a “death spiral.” Aetna’s CEO Mark Bertolini told The Wall Street Journal that the health law’s market is nearing failure because healthier