In endorsing Mitt Romney for President, David Frum writes: Obama is following a path explored by the British Labor governments of 1997-2010, when the majority of the net new jobs created in northern and western England, Scotland, and Wales were created in the public sector. That approach pushed Britain into fiscal crisis, when the recession [...]
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Behind the new fashion of bosses telling employees how to vote is a very old idea: corporate paternalism.
Government needs to have mandatory discipline for high-ranking officials who act like jerks, and a mandatory snitch rule for lower-level employees who pretend they didn’t see it. If Massachusetts had such a policy, we might not be in the mess we now face about faked test results at the state lab. Have you ever heard [...]
Pottier and de Geyter, Rouget de Lisle, Woody Guthrie, and the Weavers have all come down from heaven on the same day:
A group of Senators wish to deprive home health care workers of minimum wage and overtime protections. Just whom do these Senators expect will bathe them when they get old?