America a rising manufacturing star?

By Rick Manning The Boston Consulting Group just released a study comparing manufacturing costs around the world, and the United States fared surprisingly well.  Writing about the U.S. and Mexico, the authors explain the improved manufacturing environment saying, “Because of low wage growth, sustained productivity gains, stable exchange rates, and a big energy-cost advantage, these two nations are the current […]

Cartoon: Believe in Climate Change

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08.28.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 4

Workers suffer when militarized police and Big Green get together

By Ron Arnold While all eyes turn to the gunfire and Molotov cocktails of War Zone Ferguson, Mo., many minds turn to questions of mindless faith in the political establishment. What’s happening to us? One such mind belongs to basketball champion turned actor and best-selling author, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, whose Monday commentary on Ferguson for Time Magazine bore the chilling headline, “The Coming Race […]

08.27.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 0

Gov. Bobby Jindal spearheads fight against Common Core, sues Obama administration

In the continued fights to keep Common Core standards from being implemented in Louisiana, Governor Bobby Jindal filed suit against the Obama administration’s aggressive push to force the federally-controlled education program on the state. Jindal argues in the lawsuit that the government has violated the state’s Tenth Amendment rights by the Department of Education’s use of grant money to coerce states to […]

Like day follows night, union corruption continues

By Nathan Mehrens This Labor Day weekend as you see labor union leaders extolling the supposed virtues of their organizations, remember that like day follows night, union corruption continues. At the federal level, in fiscal year 2013, the latest year for which complete data is available, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) obtained 97 indictments and […]

08.27.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 4

Missing IRS emails were backed up, Justice Dept. admits to Judicial Watch

By Robert Romano Judicial Watch has once again shown up congressional investigators on the missing IRS email snafu. This time, according to the organization’s president Tom Fitton, “Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that Lois Lerner’s emails, indeed all government computer records, are backed up by the federal government in case of […]

08.26.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 16

Congress needs to spend more time away from D.C.

By Rick Manning There are two more weeks until the Congress returns from its traditional August home-work period. While many scoff at the notion of elected officials and some of their staff spending extended time in their district or state, I disagree. If I had my way, members of Congress would spend more time back home, and they would be […]

Cartoon: Par for the course

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U.S. government releases predators against its own people

By Marita Noon Many times the sound of howling and yelping coyotes awake me from a sound and cozy slumber. I sit bolt upright in my bed as my sleep-filled brain tries to calculate where my critters are and whether or not they are safe. The dogs on the floor beside me, the cat on the foot of the bed, […]

08.25.2014 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 19

The dependency state grows to 175 million

By Robert Romano Don’t think the government is ubiquitous? Consider the following data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2012, 109.6 million Americans were on some form of means-tested welfare, including Medicaid, food stamps and public housing. Another 43.7 million were on Social Security, Medicare, unemployment, and other government programs. Add to that another 21.9 million government employees working […]

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