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Apple Planning to Expand U.S. Manufacturing in Arizona

Ben Kew, Following Donald Trump’s election in November, Apple is now seeking to expand their U.S. operations with new “high-tech manufacturing” in Arizona, according to Business Insider. In the report, Apple requested permission conduct a new wave of “high-tech manufacturing” at a factory in Mesa, Arizona, as well as approval from the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to

Trump’s Way Ahead – A Strong Cabinet

Robert Charles, As wider Cabinet choices are made by President-elect Trump, optimism should grow. Beyond national security, the incoming team has a deep bench to draw from. Perhaps missed in the media hoopla over national security appointments is the enormous range of talent that may become “The Trump Administration.” If the “best and brightest” step

Much-Needed Regulatory Reform Must be a Priority of the Trump Administration

John Eick, After running a campaign some observers thought was light on policy details, President-elect Donald Trump is now in the process of assembling a team of advisors that will help him enact his very ambitious agenda. On the energy and environmental policy front, candidate Trump made a number of bold campaign promises with perhaps

Setting a Record, Obama Adds 527 Pages of New Regulations in One Day

Leah Barkoukis, President Obama’s time in office is coming to a end, but he’s not leaving before putting his regulatory footprint on nearly every aspect of American life. The Obama administration just put out 527 pages worth of new rules and regulations Thursday, making the total number of pages for 2016, 81,640. Since the working year

Here’s What Would Happen if Hillary Clinton Dropped Out of Election Due to Illness

On Sunday morning, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton left a September 11 memorial ceremony in New York City after about 90 minutes, with video showing her stumbling towards a car that took her to her daughter Chelsea‘s apartment. The Clinton camp said at the time that she was overheated after standing outside for the memorial, but there

Feds to Fine Schools for Not Following Michelle Obama’s Lunch Rules

Free Beacon – by Elizabeth Harrington The federal government is taking steps to fine schools that do not comply with first lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service issued a proposed rule Monday to codify parts of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which was championed by Mrs.

National Mortgage Database: Big Brother Is Watching You

 Big Brother, it seems, never tires of finding new ways to keep tabs on his “siblings.” The latest exhibit: a national database of mortgages that will include highly personal information, including a borrower’s Social Security number, financial history, race, household composition, life events, and even religion. “The database might be a gold mine for curious

Federal Regulations Take $1.8 trillion bite out of economy

This article originally appeared on heartland.org. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) this week released its annual Ten Thousand Commandments report on the size and scope of federal regulations. According to the report, federal regulations took a $1.863 trillion bite out of the U.S. economy in 2013. The report aims to establish a baseline for the largely unknown

A.G. Order on Policy Regarding Questioning, Arresting, or Charging Members of the News Media

Public Intelligence  The following Attorney General Order was originally obtained and published by Charlie Savage of the New York Times.  It was subsequently published in the Federal Register on February 27, 2014. AG Order No. 3420-2014 Policy Regarding Obtaining Information From, or Records of, Members of the News Media; and Regarding Questioning, Arresting, or Charging Members of the