The “Basket of Deplorables” election revolution

The so-called Basket of Deplorables and the millions of forgotten people, who were either left behind or unemployed during the “economic recovery,” led Tuesday’s election day revolution. The deplorables voted for Donald Trump for president because: Trump led the revolution against the Establishment Republican and Democratic parties, who continued to maintain the status quo with respect to globalization, regardless of the unlevel playing field in trade, jobs and lack of international respect for America, which was in sharp...

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Detroit bankruptcy caused by decades of liberal policies

Detroit is a showcase for the liberal agenda — and now it is bankrupt. More than 50 years of control by big-government liberals and union bosses have left a once-great American city crippled. Excerpt: Democrats have dominated the city council, and there’s been a Democratic mayor since 1962. One-party government quickly became bad government, featuring liberal policies such as sweet benefits for government unions. For decades, Detroit kept kicking the can down the road: unaffordable borrowing, state grant schemes, raising taxes to the...

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Washington D.C. to Walmart – do as I say, not as I do!

Walmart last week pulled out of plans to build six stores and create 1800 much needed retail jobs in Washington D.C. after the city council passed a law that unless large retail stores paid a minimum wage 50% above the U.S. minimum wage, they wouldn’t be allowed to build their stores in the city. Non-union Walmart was the only store meeting the ordinance’s required stipulations. Go, Figure. It turns out according to the Patriot Post, that the hypocrites in Washington D.C. pay their workers less than what they asked Walmart to pay....

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Obama’s War on U.S. Energy Independence by executive fiat

The economy is $17T in debt, unemployment remains above 7.5%, the president’s administration is surrounded by scandals – Benghazi, IRS, NSA spying – the DOJ with almost weekly legal issues, $100M dollar trips to Africa, insurrection in Egypt, Obamacare that can’t even get off the ground and European bankruptcies on the horizon, so what does Obama talk about – climate change. Obama told a Georgetown crowd that he would bypass Congress again and order the EPA to declare a war on power plants to save America from...

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Some reasons financial inequality is growing in America

In the foreseeable future, 80% of new jobs will require post-secondary education and as a nation too many of our students drop out of high school. The dropout rates have improved over the last four decades but simply returned to where they were in the 1970’s. Excerpt: Graduation rates improved for every race and ethnicity in 2010, but gaps among racial groups persist. Asian students had the highest graduation rate, with 93 percent of students finishing high school on time. White students followed with an 83 percent graduation rate, Hispanics...

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Firearm manufacturers are relocating from states with strict gun control

Today’s Patriot Post shows that those whose Second Amendment rights have been further restricted by blue state legislators are fighting back. Some firearm manufacturers in those states are planning to relocate their businesses to other states, while the citizens are attempting to recall politicians who supported the increased restrictions. Excerpt: Connecticut has long been home to a number of firearm manufacturers, but that’s quickly changing following state lawmakers’ decision to exploit the Sandy Hook massacre to increase...

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