Why are 33 million working age adults with no disability out of the labor force?

By Robert Romano The U.S. economy added 293,000 jobs in May, according to the household survey published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics , bringing the total to nearly 3.4 million more Americans reporting they have jobs since President Donald Trump took office in Jan. 2017. That averages about 212,000 new jobs every month, to a total of 155.47 […]


President Trump follow through on steel and aluminum tariff threat against Canada, Mexico and Europe

By Robert Romano He did it. In his continued push for “fair and reciprocal” trade, President Donald Trump has followed through on his promise to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. The three had been temporarily excluded from […]


Congress helped create the domestic rare earth minerals shortage—and now it can fix it

By Printus LeBlanc Last week an unknown Chinese phone company, ZTE, was thrust into the spotlight because of ongoing trade negations and sanctions talk. Members of the Senate and House were up in arms because President Trump was in discussions to lift or modify the sanctions on […]


The Italian president just all but guaranteed the anti-euro Five-Star, League will win the next elections

By Robert Romano Depending on your perspective, Italian President Sergio Mattarella has either saved Italy, or sealed its fate. After Italy’s elections resulted in the anti-euro Five-Star Movement and the League banding together with Giuseppe Conte being nominated for Prime Minister by the parties, and Paolo Savona […]


Socialism keeps failing in Venezuela because the people there keep voting for it

By Natalia Castro Venezuela is a country destroyed by socialism and the most recent election is evidence of the country’s crumbling institutions. Despite growing destitution, hunger, and political unrest, Nicolas Maduro has been re-elected to serve as President of Venezuela. Maduro has extended the reign of socialism […]


Illinois is a fiscal basket case and raising property taxes would only make it worse

By Printus LeBlanc A recent report from the University of Illinois at Chicago named Chicago the most corrupt city in the U.S. with Illinois being the third most corrupt state. As expected, with corruption being the rule in Illinois, the state is a fiscal basket case. For decades corrupt politicians in the state made outlandish promises to […]


Seattle created its homelessness crisis; now it’s trying to make it worse

By Printus LeBlanc Seattle never learns. Seattle says it has a homelessness problem, which it does. The city says the problem is getting out of control and something needs to be done about it. Are the uber-liberal residents and politicians of the city stepping forward to house […]


Are illegal immigration amnesty Republicans trying to hand majority back to Pelosi?

By Printus LeBlanc The amnesty crowd on Capitol Hill is up to its old tricks again, still pushing the idea of rewarding bad behavior while ignoring the plights of law-abiding American citizens. With all the problems facing the country, illegal immigration amnesty seems to be the only […]


Are federal and state-funded child care centers funding terrorist groups overseas?

By Natalia Castro Welfare fraud is an expensive problem for American taxpayers, but as a new report reveals, the cost might not be just an economic one. Day care fraud in Minnesota has shed light onto illegal methods of funding terrorist organizations in the Middle East and […]


Pruitt’s latest move is making the EPA more efficient in the permitting process with civil service reforms

By Natalia Castro The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been plagued with inefficiency for years. The Partnership for Public Service has ranked the EPA 22 out of 23 ineffective leadership for a mid-sized agency for the last two years in a row. The Resource for the Future, an environmental, energy, and natural resource research institution , found that the average EPA permit process […]

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