Colleges are under immense pressure to adapt to market conditions, and one of the first casualties in this development is the idea of tenure; an increasing amount of colleges and universities are hiring part-time instructors, and sometimes firing tenured professors to keep their doors open.
Last Thursday, the US Department of the Interior released a draft proposal that would “establish common-sense safety standards for hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands.” Last Friday, the US[...]
Businesses and industries looking for government handouts have produced studies that predict big paybacks. Roy Cordato of the John Locke Foundation says there’s a great reason to take these studies with a shaker or two of salt.
In February, 2009, I wrote for the Wall Street Journal an article entitled Reaganomics versus Obamanomics. The article explained that the emerging Obamanomics was pursuing exactly the opposite of every policy of the[...]
The Democratric Party controlled mainstream media reported the November unemployment report as “better than expected.” But in reality it showed that America is stumbling along into a second Great Depression under “Obamanomics”[...]
[First posted at The American Spectator.] With a second term for Obama, the world-leading America we have known and hoped to leave to our children will be gone. June’s jobs report[...]
If Illinois citizens needed any further evidence of the contempt this state’s leaders have for us, here it is in this Chicago Tribune headline and subheadline: CME, Sears tax break[...]
I just finished listening to President Obama’s jobs speech. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” appears to be his motto. He wants more temporary tax breaks, more[...]
Tonight’s address before a joint session of Congress by President Obama might be the most predictable presidential speech in modern times. Budget & tax experts at The Heartland Institute have[...]
Sometimes you just sit back in awe at President Obama. He’s making Jimmy Carter look competent, and Bill Clinton’s scorched-earth political style seem as gentle as a candle. In just[...]
Near the end of the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama — knowing he would win — told his supporters that they were just days away from “fundamentally transforming the United[...]
From our friends at the Illinois Policy Institute today comes a telling, telling chart with a brief report documenting what they, we at The Heartland Institute and many others warned[...]
Businesses strive to make profit, and profit is achieved through a cogent business model, sound financial decisions, and perhaps most importantly, efficiency. Business grows and flourishes when it becomes more[...]
Earlier this afternoon Reps Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Henry Waxman (D-CA) sent a note to Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee requesting yet another hearing on net neutrality before[...]