Category: Business

Obama Sues so Illinois Muslims Can Refuse Work Without Being Fired

-By Warner Todd Huston So, according to the Obama administration, if you are a Muslim in Illinois who signed a contract to work for a company, but you find that you just don’t want to do something your boss tells you to do, why, you just don’t have to do it. Oh, and if you... Read more »

Maria Bartiromo New Fox Business Network Show Begins This Week

-By Warner Todd Huston On January 23, I noted that Fox Business Network (FBN) stole top rated anchor Maria Bartiromo away from CNBC and this week her new FBN show debuts. In my previous post I noted that Bartiromo, FBN’s newest hire, had been with CNBC since 1993 and in 1995 became the first business... Read more »

'The Independents' New Fox Business Network Show to Debut Monday 8PM Central

FOX Business Network (FBN) will debut The Independents, a new primetime program hosted by Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, on Monday, December 9th. Some viewers may remember Lisa Kennedy Montgomery as the same “Kennedy” who was a featured MTV VJ video host starting in the 1992. Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President of Fox Business Network, announced that... Read more »
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[VIDEO] Voice of the People: Talking Obamacare in Times Square

The Heritage Foundation’s Chris Jacobs visited New York City to ask people about Obamacare: Do you think it’s hazardous to your health? DEFUND OBAMACARE NOW! Video courtesy of The Heritage Foundation.

The Business of Guns: An Economic Powerhouse!

Gun manufacturing and sales is big business in the United States–as it turns out, one of the biggest. In terms of gun ownership, the U.S. is the runaway global leader. There are nearly nine firearms for every 10 American citizens; this proportion is 40% higher than that of Yemen, which ranks second in the world... Read more »

Americans For Prosperity Protest Outside Blue Cross/Blue Shield's Chicago HQ Over Obamacare

-By Warner Todd Huston Some members of the Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity mounted a little community awareness protest over the crony capitalist role in Obamacare’s “enroll America” program being carried out by Blue Cross/Blue Shield. The protest was held outside the healthcare giant’s downtown headquarters, today. In a past press release, Americans for... Read more »
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One Picture to Show the Difference Between Failed Government and the Business Sector

-By Warner Todd Huston A great image from Illinois Congressman Peter Roskam (R,IL) who recently posted a photo on his Facebook page that really highlights the failure of government. Roskam posted the photo with the headline “Government monopoly vs. private sector. Just sayin’.” And take a look to see how right he is… Here we... Read more »

Cyber Theft: Think Your Bank is Secure? Think Again!

-By Warner Todd Huston We all, individuals and businesses alike, have this basic assumption that when we put our money in a bank it is safe. But is it? Apparently not so much as the experience of small business TRC indicates when hackers reached into the company’s California-based bank account and drained it of nearly... Read more »

High Cigarette Taxes Brings Crime to Chicago, California, New York

-By Warner Todd Huston Indiana’s cigarette tax is relatively low. Chicago has been complaining for some time that people will go to the Hoosier State, buy a few cartons, then come back to Chicago and sell them at prices undercutting Illinois rates, but still make money. Kentucky, though its tax isn’t too high, also finds... Read more »
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CNBC Copies Fox Business Network With Houston, TX Coverage

-By Warner Todd Huston Well, when I said that CNBC’s business coverage was “playing catch up” with Fox Business Network, I didn’t know how close to the truth I had it as this month, CNBC copied FBN’s coverage from last fall of the amazing growth that Houston, Texas has seen over the last few years.... Read more »