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Speedway tax rebates Normally, I don't like the idea of my tax dollars going to corporate interests in the form of tax breaks or rebates that I don't get. Rick Joyce, in his guest column, "Daytona Speedway project would bring jobs and tourists," on...
Pushed off the front pages last week by the Boston Marathon bombing was a Chicago horror story with implications as far-reaching as any terrorist plot. FBI agents raided a small hospital on Chicago's West Side where, according to federal investigators,...
WASHINGTON -- The regulatory, administrative state, which progressives champion, is generally a servant of the strong, for two reasons. It responds to financially powerful and politically sophisticated factions. And it encourages rent-seekers to exploit...
“Here’s a question for all the Mail Call readers. Why does our country, being $16.5 trillion in the hole, keep giving all these other countries money? And they’re giving Egypt tanks, planes and $1.5 billion this year. It doesn’t...
WASHINGTON — The regulatory, administrative state, which progressives champion, is generally a servant of the strong, for two reasons. It responds to financially powerful and politically sophisticated factions. And it encourages rent-seekers to...
WASHINGTON -- The discouraging March employment report, with a job increase of only 88,000, raises questions well beyond the dreary state of today's labor market. Prolonged high unemployment may be silently shredding the social fabric in ways that last...
"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." — Thomas Jefferson My recent column on the challenges associated with the Social...
CARACAS, Venezuela — Nicolas Maduro, who served as Venezuela's interim president in the weeks after the death of his mentor, President Hugo Chavez, won a narrow victory over Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles to become the country's elected...
Tags: Poverty, Voting, Hugo Chavez, Caracas (Venezuela), Politics
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — More than 3,500 lottery winners in Michigan received public assistance last year or lived with people on welfare, food stamps or other aid, a state agency reported Monday. The count stems from a 2012 state law that required...
The class at Oakland Mills High School was English for Speakers of Other Languages, which meant the students were accustomed to hearty doses of vocabulary. Even so, they appeared taken aback when Principal Frank Eastham laced his motivational speech...
In a city still reeling from a shooting rampage that killed six and severely injured a congresswoman, contrasting giveaways are being proposed for a handful of its working-class neighborhoods. One would dole out free shotguns to poor adults. Another...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
We're a nation of dependents, all right — dependent on rich corporations for jobs that pay a living wageFormer Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. writes about "How the welfare state has grown" (April 7). But if the programs of the New Deal and the Great Society have been less than successful, it should be noted that the lack of funding from "big government" has...
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