Archive for June, 2018
VA Nursing Home Scandal Exposes Substandard Government Health Care

The VA has been hiding the poor quality of the care it provides at its veterans homes.

Cesar Chavez: Sanctuary City Hero or Bully?

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf yesterday declared her willingness to go to jail to protect her “sanctuary city” policy, attacking the “bully in chief” for “trying to intimidate our most vulnerable residents,” i.e., undocumented migrants. She may want to rethink Oakland’s continuing to pay homage to an earlier bully against would-be immigrants: namely, the Cesar...
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Want to “Steal Back” a Job Now Held by an Immigrant Worker?

Greetings, American friends, Do you hanker for a job putting roofs on houses in the hot summer sun, or cutting up carcasses (and your fingers) in a frigid meat or poultry packing plant, or doing manual labor on construction sites and roads in all kinds of weather, or cooking, bussing tables, and washing dishes...
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The CBO Agrees: It’s the Spending, Stupid!

U.S. Government’s long-term budget outlook released.

Victory for Public Workers at SCOTUS

This decision limits the power of organized labor and gives greater freedom to individual workers.

SCOTUS Ruling in Janus Gives Power to the Workers

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Mark Janus.

Wishful Thinking on Fake News

Bryan W. Van Norden argues that the ignorant do not have a right to an audience.

SCOTUS Ruling on Sales Tax a Gift for In-State Retailers

Special interest politics is behind the Supreme Court’s decision.

Paul Richard Theroux (1922 – 2017)

I had the distinct privilege of delivering the eulogy (with my brother Gary) at the memorial service for my late father, Paul Richard Theroux, on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Sylvan Abbey Funeral Home, in Clearwater, FL. Here is an edited version of my presentation: The Christian Sabbath is Sunday, the traditional first day...
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National Council of La Raza Cronies Bag Big Bucks Warehousing Kids at the Border

Separation policy pre-dates the Trump administration and the kids have become cash cows.

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