Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.” Today’s guest lineup includes:
4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT - Justin Johnson, Senior Policy Analyst for Defense Budgeting Policy at The Heritage Foundation: Military Readiness;
4:15 CDT/5:15 pm EDT - Trey Kovacs: Policy Analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute: Obama's New Overtime Rule;
4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT - Ari Cohn, Legal and Advocacy Officer at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: Free Speech on College Campuses;
5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT - Tzvi Kahn, Senior Policy Analyst at the Foreign…[more]
Justice Antonin Scalia’s death last month was a terrible loss for the U.S. Supreme Court and for the country. Scalia was one of the sharpest minds ever to sit on the High Court. And he was one of three reliably originalist votes on the court (the other two being Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito). His replacement, whomever it may be, will pale in comparison.
As a practical matter, however, Scalia’s death has thrown the court’s 2015-16 term into chaos.
Several cases that would have been split 5-4 with Scalia in the majority may well end up deadlocked at 4-4. In that event, the…
"On May 10, the Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that could provide a roadmap to eliminate a persistent form of government waste in nearly all 50 states.At issue is the practice of union release time, which allows government employees paid time off to conduct union activity unrelated to their job duties or any public purpose. The wasteful practice occurs in a majority of state…[more]