As people are literally being forced to live in the dark, there will be public outcry.
Tagged: crony capitalism
Legislators in Harrisburg are considering a proposal from state Sen. Daylin Leach, D-Wayne, that would make Pennsylvania the first state to impose a statewide tax on the use of plastic bags.
We are weeks away from being fully immersed in the 2014 election cycle. Predictions abound, likening the 2014 cycle to 2010—when the House flipped from Democratic to Republican. Only this time, it is the Senate that has the potential to change. Twenty of the 33seats up in 2014 are currently held by Democrats—more than half of whom are in trouble.
Ten days ago the EPA issued its proposed rule for the implementation of regulations of carbon dioxide on utilities’ coal-fired power plants. There is no reason for costly government-imposed limits on such emissions, as the global warming they were supposed to cause has been absent for 15 years.
The Left wants the Internet and cellular market much more heavily regulated – like they do in Europe. Again, the Barack Obama Administration is (in unilateral, Congress-free fashion) delivering.
General Electric Co.’s decision to cut off financing for a few dozen gun retailers will impose “an insignificant and immaterial” effect on GE’s balance sheet, but the gun gambit provides this[...]
Every private sector company spends every waking second (and many sleeping ones) trying to get new customers. It’s a relentless pursuit of improvement. Of their goods and services, customer service,[...]
Heartland‘s Steve Stanek speaks with Randall Holcombe, DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University and Senior Fellow at the James Madison Institute. Economics professor and author Randall Holcombe explains[...]
The Big Government, Never-Enough-of-Your-Coin-Coalition – Internet Division – is at it yet again. The Barack Obama Administration has since it’s inception been very active in over-regulating the Web – for[...]
The Barack Obama Administration is fabulously successful at choosing terribly in the private sector. Solyndra. Fisker. The Chevy Volt. Ener1. A123 Systems. Beacon Power. Abound Solar. Evergreen Solar. And on,[...]
President Barack Obama has for five-plus years said and done two contradictory things regarding the United States’ economy. 1) He has repeatedly said that he wants the private sector to recover –[...]