By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Striking Lockheed Martin Corp. machinists will vote Thursday on a new labor deal.
Apple gave the new iPad a bunch of new features but no new name.
The aviation industry is scrambling to defend itself after President Obama last week singled out private jets in his scathing remarks on eliminating corporate tax breaks.
Washington's deficit-reduction talks are deadlocked over taxes. Republicans won't touch them, and Democrats want new levies on everything from horses to airplanes. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid explained he is keeping the Senate in town next week to keep fighting against "Republicans' stubborn insistence on protecting taxpayer-funded giveaways to corporations and individuals that don't need the giveaways."
For the professional bureaucrat, telling businesses where they can or cannot locate their operations might be the next logical step after telling them what they can or cannot pay employees. But for the entrepreneurs and businessmen who are keeping our economy afloat, the attempts of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to dictate in what states businesses can operate represent job-killing policies our economy can't afford.
President Obama's hand-picked appointees at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are delivering favors to the administration's Big Labor backers. In just the past two weeks, the board has taken steps to overturn the will of voters in two states and chill the speech of corporate chieftains who spoke out against the labor movement's thuggish tactics.