Kevin Mooney

Non-Citizens, Convicted Felons Could Swing the Election for Obama

Non-Citizens, Convicted Felons Could Swing the Election for Obama

Mitt Romney’s lead over President Barack Obama in the states most likely to decide the presidential election could diminish over the next few weeks if left wing pressure groups work successfully to block ballot integrity efforts.  Catherine Engelbrecht, president and

Recall 2.0: Unions Launch Effort to Recall LA Gov. Jindal

Recall 2.0: Unions Launch Effort to Recall LA Gov. Jindal

While media attention is understandably focused on the recall effort aimed against Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin, free market advocates should not lose sight of the pressure tactics applied against Gov. Bobby Jindal in Louisiana. This coming weekend “RecallBobbyJindal” will be holding

Louisiana Teachers Unions Abandon Students to Fight Education Reform

Louisiana Teachers Unions Abandon Students to Fight Education Reform

Union leaders in Louisiana should refrain from separating teachers from their classroom responsibilities with standardized testing set to begin, business representatives and reform proponents are arguing in response to recent school board actions. On Monday, the Vermilion Parish School Board

Reagan's Hollywood Career Overshadowed by Political Legacy – Part 2

The reports and books that were timed with Reagan’s birthday last February tended to mention the Hollywood years as a mere afterthought. Moreover, most Reagan biographers tend to focus on the more well-known movies such as “Kings Row and “Knute

William Shatner Dishes on Khan, George Takei and El Rushbo

Captain James T. Kirk can be a little irritating at times, William Shatner acknowledged during a January appearance in the New Orleans Convention Center’s Wizard World event. But, at the same time, the iconic starship captain has opened the way

Offshore Energy Leases Fall from $10 Billion to Zero Under Team Obama

Even as the Obama administration postures on behalf of deficit reduction and job creation, it continues to advance policies that undermine energy production in the Gulf region and lower federal revenue, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) has pointed out in his

New Jersey's Public Sector Unions Are Bankrupting the State

Viewed from outside of N.J., Gov. Christ Christie is seen a conservative champion, but it is worth recalling that he was actually challenged from his right in that state’s Republican primary for governor. While Christie certainly deserves credit for defying

Louisiana Bill Pre-Empts Union-Backed Project Labor Agreements

Looking to the 2012 elections, top operatives with organized labor say they are going to concentrate their efforts at the state level and will withhold their support for federal candidates. In the 2008 election cycle, unions spent almost $80 million

Private Companies Could be Forced to Negotiate with 'Mini-Unions'

Although the energy and influence of organized labor has shifted over to the public sector, union bosses are ambitious to regain their footing in the private sector. This much is evident from the rulemaking changes the National Labor Relations Board

Was Staunch Anti-Communist Humphrey Bogart Once a Young Commie Dupe?

While researching declassified archives from Moscow that relate to the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), Paul Kengor, a political science professor with Grove City College, came across documentation that connects an individual named “Bogart” with a

Obama Lawyer with SEIU, AFL-CIO Connections Sidesteps Ethical Complaints

An Obama attorney charged with overseeing labor disputes has resisted well-documented ethical complaints built around potential conflicts of interest with “pure sophistry” and misleading statements that call out for a larger investigation, a foundation opposed to forced unionization has argued.

Climategate Shows 'Big Science in its Natural State'

Global warming alarmists are now alarmed because they cannot account for the cooling trend that has been evident since the late 1990s in contradiction to their climate models. In fact, there is a growing body of evidence that suggests the

Candidates Who Invoke 'Climate-gate' Could Get Boost in 2010

Climate-gate could further complicate the re-election prospects of congressional representatives from industrialized states who are already playing defense over the economic costs of climate change legislation. Thousands of emails leaked to the Internet from the Climate Research Unit (CRU) of