Obama’s Silence on Boeing Is Unacceptable

The president’s appointees have moved to block the company from building planes in my state. He owes us an explanation.

By NIKKI HALEY

In October 2009, Boeing, long one of the best corporations in America, made an announcement that changed the economic outlook of South Carolina forever: The company’s second line of 787 Dreamliners would be produced in North Charleston.

In choosing to manufacture in my state, Boeing was exercising its right as a free enterprise in a free nation to conduct business wherever it believed would best serve both the bottom line and the employees of its company. This is not a novel or complicated idea. It’s called capitalism.

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Regulation Watch – 04-24-2011

Posted by Shane Atwell 

Two big items of note this week in the realm of the unaccountable statism. The first isn’t exactly regulatory, but relates to earlier stories that did directly involve the regulatory agencies (energy and health and human services to be precise). It is Obama’s continued, demonstrable contempt for the Constitution. Obama has openly declared that he won’t abide by a law passed by congress and signed by himself, the portion of the budget that defunds some of his czars. He’s also trying make an end run around the Surpreme Court’s ruling that struck down the DISCLOSE act, in an attempt to stifle free speech in the upcoming elections.

The other big item is the NLRB’s attack on business. One of its members has filed a complaint that would prevent Boeing from building a plant in South Carolina. If this is allowed, it has grave implications regarding our freedom of movement and association.

 

Obama declares he won’t abide by budget law defunding czars 

GOP rep: budget signing statement is unconstitutional

Ten examples of regulatory state attacks on our freedom

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Obama’s Millionaire Obsession

The president has no understanding of the unique role wealth plays in American life.

By DANIEL HENNINGER

With less than 19 months left before the next presidential election, Barack Obama has kicked off his campaign, doing coast-to-coast “town hall” meetings last week. At the top of President Obama’s re-election strategy is what appears to be a personal jihad against America’s “millionaires and billionaires,” many of whom, he seems to think, are—there’s no other word for it—un-American. So naturally the place he picked to pitch an assault on the wealthy was the Silicon Valley headquarters of Facebook, a place filled with millionaires and billionaires.

As has become his habit, Mr. Obama pulled his audience into his narrative by personalizing public policy. And so it was with his Facebook host, Mark Zuckerberg.

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Why the 2025 Budget Matters Today

Governments with no plausible plan to meet their obligations risk a run by investors. It’s happened abroad, and it can happen here.

By JOHN H. COCHRANE

It seems strange that the big budget discussion focuses on issues such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security reforms, whose fiscal impacts are decades away. Why do we need to fix the 2025 budget today? Two words: bond market.

Now the “bond market” isn’t some mysterious group of Wall Street traders. It’s you and me. Are you buying U.S. Treasurys for your 401(k)? Is your pension fund buying them on your behalf?

Your worry is inflation. The U.S. can always avoid technical default by printing money to pay off debt and fund extra spending. But being paid back in worthless money is the same as not being paid back at all.

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Obama’s Budget: More Waste, Fraud, and Self-Abuse

by Ann Coulter

04/27/2011

 

In a priceless formulation in his budget speech two weeks ago, Obama said that Americans look at the poor and say, “There but for the grace of God go I.” And so, in the president’s words, “we contribute to programs like Medicare and Social Security.”

Except we don’t “contribute.” We are compelled under threat of imprisonment to take out a joint checking account with the government. Ask Wesley Snipes what happens when you fail to “contribute” sufficient alms to Uncle Sam. It’s easy to find him: He’s sitting in the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Pennsylvania.

The downside of Obama’s exponentially expanding government — to the detriment of the private sector — is that it is now impossible for young people to find work.

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Will Unions Clip Boeing’s Wings?


Posted 04/26/2011 06:39 PM ET

Big Labor: Can a union that workers voted out and a government agency with an anti-business agenda tell America’s largest exporter in which state it can create jobs? Is this revenge for Wisconsin?

Hell hath no fury like unions whose power is being challenged, and unions are not happy after Gov. Scott Walker’s victory for democracy over angry union mobs in Wisconsin and similar moves by governors in other states such as John Kasich’s Ohio. They want their pound of capitalist flesh.

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You Kidding Me?

Despite Reports of Brutality Toward Civilians, Syria to Join U.N.’s Human Rights Council

By Ben Evansky

Published April 26, 2011

| FoxNews.com

The brutal crackdown by Syrian President Bashar Assad may finally be getting the attention of world leaders — but apparently not enough to stop Syria from becoming the newest member of the U.N. Human Rights Council.

And despite calling for an independent investigation into the crackdown, which has left hundreds dead, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apparently won’t do much about blocking Syria’s path to the human rights group.

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If any other President had done this……..

If any other of our presidents had doubled the national debt, which had taken more than two centuries to accumulate, in one year, would you have approved?

If any other of our presidents had then proposed to double the debt again within 10 years, would you have approved?

If any other of our presidents had criticized a state law that he admitted he never even read, would you think that he is just an ignorant hot head?

If any other of our presidents joined the country of Mexico and sued a state in the United States to force that state to continue to allow illegal immigration, would you question his patriotism and wonder whose side he was on?

If any other of our presidents had pronounced the Marine Corps like Marine Corpse, would you think him an idiot?

If any other of our presidents had put 87,000 workers out of work by arbitrarily placing a moratorium on offshore oil drilling on companies that have one of the best safety records of any industry because one foreign company had an accident, would you have agreed?

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