The Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act during the upcoming lame duck session after the November elections. Now, don’t be fooled by the innocent sounding bill name.
One of the biggest surprises on the midterm campaign trail is hearing President Obama echo President Reagan’s famous question by asking voters whether “you are better off than you were four years ago.”
Lobster meals, a full-size bed and a private departure room: Young entrepreneur uses $23,000 worth of air miles to travel on most luxurious flight in the world from Singapore to New York… and blogs about experience
- Derek Low used his flier miles to travel in Singapore Airlines’s Suites Class
- Cabin, recently voted most luxurious in the world, costs $ 23,000 to stay in
- Features private suites with full-size beds, armchairs and designer goods
- Also offers flyers use of ‘The Private Room’, an exclusive departure lounge
- Mr Low snapped photos of his experiences, before posting them on a blog
In the current issue of National Review, I have a piece called “Thorns and Daggers: The Castros and their allies.” “Thorns and Daggers”? Where did that come from? Way back in 1961, Senator J. William Fulbright made a famous comment: “The Castro regime is a thorn in the flesh, but it is not a dagger in the heart.” That was before the Cuban Missile Crisis.
In Bootleggers & Baptists: How Economic Forces and Moral Persuasion Interact to Shape Regulatory Politics, economists Bruce Yandle and Adam Smith explain how money and morality are often combined in politics to produce arbitrary regulations benefiting cronies, while constraining productive economic activities by the general public.
On Monday, September 29, about thirty activist from Alamance and Orange counties in North Carolina gathered for an activist training on how to engage on issues important to conservatives. We are excited about being able to use new, effective tools to get limited government legislation passed! A special thanks to FreedomWorks for making this training available to us!