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Elon Musk’s Crony Capitalism under Scrutiny
Crony capitalism is an emerging political issue. From socialists like Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to conservatives like Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), there has been a bipartisan call to end crony capitalism. Both parties want to stop wealthy individuals from using the government to underwrite bad investments.
State is Slow to Approve Water Projects
Good news for desalination, but El Niño still is our best bet
Doctors Will Be the Scapegoats in the Coming Obamacare Disaster
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the landmark case of King v. Burwell to protect the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from legal precedents, the rule of law, the English language, and common sense, the battle over the role of government in health care has now shifted away from the courts and back to the ballot box.
Saudi Arabia: The World’s Greatest Hypocrite
Saudi Arabia recently preached to the international community about the need to confront “intolerance, extremism and human rights violations.”
Small But Honest Columnist Again Forced to Correct Highest-Rated Show on Cable TV
To support his insane interpretation of the post-Civil War amendments as granting citizenship to the kids of illegal aliens, Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly is now taking job applications for the nonexistent — but dearly hoped-for — Jeb! administration, live, during his show.
Green-Job Initiative’s Broken Promises
Disappointment doesn’t stop backers from offering new promises.
Houston U’s President Cashes Million-Dollar Paycheck, Students Struggle
The president of the bottom-ranked University of Houston is asking her working-class students to pay just a little more this fall, even as she continues to pull down a $1.2-million annual salary, ride with a chauffeur and live in a mansion.
Obesity and Health Care Costs Continue to Rise Under Obamacare
In the months leading up to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Barack Obama traveled across the country lauding the bill’s potential to fundamentally transform the U.S. health care system.
EPA Withholds Mine Spill Documents from Congress
A congressional committee blasted the Environmental Protection Agency today for blocking release of documents related to the Gold King mine disaster, which poured deadly chemicals into the largest source of drinking water in the West.
How Google Can Rig Everything in Washington, D.C. – and Around the World
Let us ponder for a moment who and what Google is. Google has made tens of billions of dollars – being all up in your business. Uber-efficiently doing what governments the world over have for centuries only at best bumblingly attempted – accumulating reams and reams of data on millions and millions of people.