Tag Archives: Thomas Lifson
Barack is Immune to Embarrassment about the Obama Library Boondoggle
Here is U.S. News and World Report (yes, it’s still in business) introducing our topic, the Obama Library:
Chicago: Obama Library Infrastructure Could Total $175M
CHICAGO (AP) — Private dollars will pay for building former President Barack Obama’s library, but road and other work near the Chicago site could cost taxpayers.
The city’s transportation department estimates that the cost of widening streets and building at least four new underpasses near the site in Jackson Park may total $175 million.
From the same article (This is embarrassing):
In January, more than 100 University of Chicago faculty members signed a
The Debate: Free Trade, Fair Trade, Balanced Trade
Last time we heard from Illinoisans John Westberg and Steve Rauschenberger, two knowledgeable voices when it comes to the topic of manufacturing in the United States.
An article earlier this year by American Thinker’s Thomas Lifson titled, “Free Trade, Fair Trade, and Reality,” lays out his perspective on the free v. fair debate: President Donald Trump “has repeatedly stated that he wants ‘free trade’ that is also ‘fair trade,’” Lifson writes, “I am all for free trade, but it’s got to be fair.”
Academic and political critics are quick to point out the oxymoronic nature of this
State Politicians Turn Illinois into a ‘Sanctuary State’
Most everyone has heard about “sanctuary cities” during the past few years due to the attention they received during the presidential election. But have you heard of sanctuary states? How about sanctuary government buildings? Governor Bruce Rauner has agreed to sign SB 31 into law — a bill that will make taxpayer funded facilities sanctuaries for people who are here illegally.
Here is one summary of what “sanctuary” means:
The concept of a sanctuary city does not mean it is a place where federal law is unenforced by the feds. Rather, it is a place where local authorities have elected