Cass Sunstein: Pay No Attention to my Pro-Death Past

by Ben Johnson Theologians often debate the “age of accountability,” the time in a person’s life when he becomes accountable for his actions before God. Obama’s Regulatory Czar, Cass Sunstein, has a unique answer: It must be at least 49. When Texas Republican Congressman Michael Burgess confronted Sunstein with his own writings, which suggest the government should deny older people … [Read more...]

Skin Cancer, Courtesy of the TSA

The dangers of the new airport scanners installed by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) go beyond the awkward, self-conscious feeling of having a stranger take an X-ray of your nude body. According to a growing number of scientists, the radiation these scanners emit will infect a number of people each year with skin cancer. The TSA has downplayed all such concerns, insisting … [Read more...]

Cash for Clunkers Hurt the Poor – and Obama’s Advisers Love It

The Democrats’ “Cash for Clunkers” program had one major impact on the market: it raised the price of used cars almost $2,000 per car in a way that disproportionately hurts the poor. And Obama’s Green Left advisers could not be happier. The automobile industry authority Edmunds.com has found used car prices are up 10.3 percent over last summer. The average used vehicle costs $1,800 more than it … [Read more...]

Hold On, Big Labor

This article exposes one of Obama's many paybacks to Big Labor: the appointment of Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board. Becker, a longtime union lawyer and lobbyist with extreme views, hit a snag when Sen. John McCain placed a hold on his nomination, the subject of this article. This February, the Senate could not pass a cloture motion to bring Becker to the floor for confirmation. … [Read more...]