Published May 26, 2011
The governor of New Jersey announces his support for a move to repeal the Garden State's cap-and-trade law and withdraw from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The implications of Chris Christie's announcement are enormous.
Published May 23, 2011
The Senate will soon consider whether an amendment attached to the Dodd-Frank law by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) will be allowed to stay in place, resulting in price controls on debit transactions. The Durbin amendment is already causing free checking to disappear and banks to add consumer fees for debit cards, and when it goes final it could devastate small banks and credit unions.
Published April 07, 2011
Proposed EPA mandates would serve as an unprecedented power grab over much of the U.S. economy. It would immediately impose costly new regulations that would lead to massive job losses and succeed in making U.S. businesses far less competitive. Congress never gave the EPA the power to pursue these job-killing regulations.
Published March 30, 2011
President Obama may claim that he is pro-energy but the ugly truth is that this administration bears significant responsibility for surging energy prices.
Published March 17, 2011
If the Senate refuses to stop the EPA, the biggest winners will be our global competitors like China and India.
Published March 14, 2011
Unelected regulators are usurping the legislative power that the people, in the Constitution, granted to Congress. Just as judicial tyranny (judges usurping legislative power) has been a major and well-founded concern of activists for decades, Congress must step in and stop this regulatory tyranny.
Published February 28, 2011
New Hampshire's Speaker O’Brien and the New Hampshire House deserve enormous credit for their move to repeal an existing cap-and-trade energy tax scheme.
Published February 21, 2011
The battle raging in Wisconsin has huge implications for all American taxpayers, who will be forced to shoulder the burden of out of control government spending. The bosses -- either from the union or the Democratic Party -- who depend on a steady flow of dues into their political coffers are desperate because they understand the stakes. So, too, must taxpayers.
Published February 16, 2011
Along with directly boosting EPA funding for unauthorized greenhouse gas regulation, Obama’s budget also calls for $25 million in funding for state global warming regulation. When the EPA’s global warming regulations are fully phased in, they will regulate almost every aspect of American life.
Published February 07, 2011
President Obama says he wants to fix Social Security, but by ruling out both benefit cuts and investing in real assets, he leaves only one possibility: a massive, unprecedented tax hike.