Obama’s Unfriendly Skies

America’s business aviation community slams POTUS at industry expo

ORLANDO, Fla.—Attendees here at the National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) exposition from October 30 to November 1 criticized President Obama for what they said were unfair attacks on the business aviation industry.

Tim Kaine: Union Man

Former Democratic governor relies heavily on union label in Virginia Senate race

Virginia Democratic Senate nominee Tim Kaine is using his union backers to deflect criticism of his history of supporting anti-coal regulation.

The Decline of Blue America

Economic policies of Democratic blue states have failed, studies show

Democratic-controlled states throughout the country are experiencing financial difficulty and out-migration. President Barack Obama’s home state of Illinois, for example, recently had its credit rating downgraded by Standard & Poor’s following a failed effort to reform the state’s massively underfunded pension system. The state’s credit rating is now among the worst in the country.

WHO Wants You—to Stop Smoking

Global health organization ponders excise taxes, e-cigarette regulations

The World Health Organization (WHO) is facing criticism for its cigarette and tobacco control proposals at an upcoming November conference. WHO is considering an excise tax of up to 70 percent on cigarettes as well as new restrictions on electronic cigarettes that do not contain tobacco.