Tag: Obama administration

FAA Puts “Diversity” Over Safety »

According to news reports, during the Obama administration, the Federal Aviation Administration diluted standards for air traffic controllers by screening out applicants competent in science and even those with experience as pilots.

Obama Supports Worker Freedom? »

Occupational licensing occurs when the state government legislates that a person cannot practice a trade — for example, law, medicine, or hair-braiding — without a license. For years, libertarian and conservative researchers have recognized that occupational licensing increases costs and reduces choices for consumers, and prevents entrepreneurs from entering the market. Now look who’s…
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The Newest on the U.S. Dungeon at Guantanamo »

The newest round of WikiLeaks revelations unearths troubling facts about the U.S. prison facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Operating for more than nine years now, the prison camp was originally said to be holding “the worst of the worst”—terrorists of the same moral plane and dangerousness as those who committed the attacks of 9/11….
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CBO Report: U.S. Will Go to Hell in 2009 »

According to a report just released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), “the [federal budget] deficit this year will total $1.2 trillion, or 8.3 percent of GDP.” This seems about right for a banana republic. The bad news is that neither commercial banana cultivation nor a republican form of government has proved viable in this…
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