Government Helping Us - Not | Government Spending

National Weather Service, Post Office & Other Federal Agencies Buying Ammo

Newsmax:  “Add the U.S. Postal Service to the list of federal agencies seeking to purchase . . . alarmingly large quantities of ammunition.  A little more than a year ago, the Social Security Administration put in a request for 174,000 rounds of “.357 Sig 125 grain bonded jacketed hollow-point” bullets.  Before that, it was the…

Government Spending

Obamanomics Is Ticking Time Bomb For Millennial Generation

Investors Business Daily:  “My generation — 80 million strong — is experiencing economic distress as a direct result of the failed leadership and policies of the Obama administration.  The economic purgatory into which millennials have been cast by Father Government is one of constant turmoil and statistical roadblock.  The unemployment rate for all Americans ticked…

Government Spending | Phoenix Follies & Light Rail

ASU Spends More of Other People’s Money with New Downtown Fitness Center & Law School

Arizona Republic:  “Arizona State University’s president announced Friday that the university will begin construction on its new law school in downtown Phoenix in June 2014.  University officials want to move the school from Tempe to be closer to the core legal community in Phoenix, expand program offerings and increase enrollment. . . . ASU has…

Arizona Litigation | Arizona Real Estate | Government Spending

Scottsdale Sued Over Money Paid to Golf Course

Arizona Republic:  “Scottsdale is fighting a lawsuit filed by two residents who claim the city’s contribution toward improvements at the McDowell Mountain Golf Club constitutes an illegal subsidy. . . . John Washington, a former Scottsdale mayoral candidate, and Mark Stuart, a business owner, sued Scottsdale after the City Council signed off on a deal…

Current Events | Government Spending | Litigation (Non-Arizona)

New Health Care Ruling May Not Change Tide

azcentral.com:  The Supreme Court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of some provisions of the “Affordable Care Act” (Obamacare).  At this point, however, an article in azcentral.com explains why analysts expect that the ruling will not change the tide that will cause more employees in Arizona to pay more fees for health care.  Employers…

Government Spending

City of Glendale Can’t Pay$25 Million It Stupidly Promised to Pay the NHL to Keep Hockey in Glendale

Arizona Republic:  “Glendale Mayor Elaine Scruggs wants the National Hockey League to give the city  a break on a $25 million payment that could become due in May for the Phoenix  Coyotes’ latest season. . . . Glendale is looking at a shortfall next fiscal year that one councilwoman has  estimated could reach $30 million.”…

Government Helping Us - Not | Government Spending

Energy Department Offers $100,000 to Create Mobile Apps that Already Exist

The Daily Caller:  “The Department of Energy announced Thursday a $100,000 prize for software developers to come up with mobile applications to tell consumers how much energy they are using.  But there’s already an app for that.  A quick scan of the iTunes and Android markets shows nearly two dozen existing applications that accomplish the same purpose…