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People who work in Right-to-Work states Richer than Workers in Union States

People who work in Right-to-Work states Richer than Workers in Union States

Employees in right-to-work states can buy a lot more stuff with their money than their counterparts in union shop states, according to a new study from a Michigan economic think-tank. Apparently, the cost of living in right-to-work states is so much lower than in the union shop states that right-to-work employees have higher purchasing power. “For example, Texas per-capita income was $37,098 but would have a purchasing power of $49,700 […]

Obama Remarks to NBA Champions Miami Heat at the White House

Obama Remarks to NBA Champions Miami Heat at the White House

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN WELCOMING THE MIAMI HEAT East Room THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Everybody please have a seat.  Well, today I am honored to welcome a little up-and-coming basketball team — (laughter) — to the White House called the world champion Miami Heat.  (Applause.) Now, for many of teams that come here, this is a lot of cameras in one place.  It’s a little overwhelming.  (Laughter.)  But […]

No Joke! Gun Enthusiast Obama says he ‘goes shooting all the time’

No Joke! Gun Enthusiast Obama says he ‘goes shooting all the time’

  Gun Enthusiast  Obama goes skeet shooting all the time up at Camp David Amid conservative anger over Mr Obama’s proposals to ban assault weapons as part of a drastic overhaul of US gun control laws, the president said that he was a keen clay-pigeon shooter. Asked in a magazine interview whether he had ever fired a gun, Mr Obama said he did so with guests at the president’s rural […]