Daily Archives: December 19, 2009

What is Obama smoking?

Apparently, the debate over the economy is over, and it’s settled science that government spending stimulates growth. womanAt least that’s what President Obama wants you to believe. On CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Dec. 13, he boasted, “What we now know, and every economist who’s looked at it will acknowledge this, is that [the stimulus] helped us [stem] the panic and get the economy growing again.” Mr. Obama’s exaggerations are starting to sound a lot like Al Gore’s claimed “consensus” about global warming - a formerly hot topic that has cooled down recently.

For businesses, new smoking ban leaves many questions

Even as Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed a smoking ban into law, local bar owners continue to seek answers on what exactly the new regulations mean for their businesses.