Daily Archives: December 28, 2012

US Taxpayers Pay More Than One-Fifth of UN Budget

n one of its last actions of the year, the United Nations General Assembly on Christmas Eve agreed to extend for another three years the formula that has U.S. taxpayers contributing more than one-fifth of the world body’s regular budget. … Continue reading

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10 Worst Regulations of 2012

From the Heritage Foundation: It seems that no aspect of American life can escape government regulation. In the past year, regulators drafted rules that addressed everything from caloric intake to dishwasher efficiency. Most of these rules increase the cost of … Continue reading

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US Labor Department Helping Unions Organize in Haiti and Peru

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis on Thursday announced a $2.2 million grant that will be used to strengthen budding labor unions in Haiti and Peru. The taxpayer money will fund projects organized by the AFL-CIO’s Solidarity Center, which aims to build … Continue reading

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