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United States Small Business Survey

Posted: April 2, 2013 at 4:38 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Thumbtack.com has published the results of their latest small businesses survey for 2013. They conduct a survey of questions directly with business owners across the nation and categorize the results by state and by cities. The questions cover a broad range of topics. 1. Overall small business friendliness 2. Ease of starting a small business […]

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Whole Foods CEO John Mackey — From Leftist to ‘Conscious Capitalist’

Posted: January 21, 2013 at 12:30 pm   /   Politics, Videos

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey used to be a leftist.  He is now a whole-hearted supporter for what he calls “conscious capitalism.”  The story of Whole Foods, and his ‘conversion’, appear in this interview conducted by Greta Van Susteren of Fox News on her show GretaWire. In this interview, Mackey says: When I was young, […]

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AZ Senate President Andy Biggs Endorses Robert Graham for AZGOP Chair

Posted: January 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

“Graham is a true friend of conservatism and his successful business career experience will take our party to the next level. “ PHOENIX — “Yesterday, Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs endorsed Robert Graham in his race for Chairman of the Arizona Republican Party. Biggs, who has been named the #1 Friend of the Taxpayer by the Arizona Federation of […]

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Schweikert: Will free-market Republicans “be ready to do battle?”

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 10:00 am   /   Arizona, Politics

Arizona Representative David Schweikert was recently kicked off the Financial Services Committee—a move that horrified many conservatives who see Schweikert as an ally and a free-market, liberty-based, limited-government stalwart. In this interview, Schweikert is circumspect and respectful regarding his removal, but he minces no words about what is wrong with the Republican Party.

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The tragedy of Detroit

Posted: December 16, 2012 at 6:45 am   /   Politics

We have, in the past, posted about the terrible decline of Detroit, including Steven Crowder’s tragi-comic video on the subject (below). Detroit is a singular example of what happens when statism and forced unionism combine to enrich the state and unions at everyone else’s expense. Even stipulating that they ever meant well, which is an […]

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Disorganized Labor

Posted: December 14, 2012 at 4:17 am   /   Politics

A lot of conservatives were delighted when Michigan decided to become a right-to-work state.  I was one of them, but I wasn’t quite as ecstatic as some.  The problem is that by now everyone who isn’t a union boss or one of the dumber members of a private sector union could see the writing on […]

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Justin Olson Endorses Robert Graham for Chairman of the Arizona Republican Party

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 4:30 pm   /   Arizona, Elections, Politics

“As we work together to advance conservatism in Arizona, we need strong leadership at the helm of our Republican Party. Robert Graham is right person to lead us to victories in 2014.”  PHOENIX — Justin Olson, Republican Representative from Legislative District 25 in Mesa, endorsed Robert Graham in his race for Chairman of the Arizona Republican […]

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Rep. David Schweikert’s Editorial in the Washington Times

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 11:30 am   /   Arizona, Politics

From the Washington Times Standing on Principle Matters By: Rep. David Schweikert In Washington, principle is a frequent casualty of the unrelenting pursuit of power. In order to climb the ranks, to get appointed to the plush committees, to advance a bill or to just get a seat at the table, you have to be […]

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Why Gerard Depardieu moved to Belgium

Posted: December 11, 2012 at 9:55 am   /   Politics

What happened? A Belgian mayor says famed French actor Gerard Depardieu has bought a home and set up legal residence in his small town . . . Why did it happen?  . . . lured by the food, the people, the lifestyle — and lower tax rates than back home. The Socialist government under French […]

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