Republicans in Congress will soon have the opportunity to prove whether they do the bidding of their corporate contributors or side with their hardworking voters. The corporations are lobbying to extend the Clinton Administration law that raised the … [Read more...] about H-1B Visas Cost American Jobs
Asbestos litigation has spun so far out of control that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal directly from an intermediate state court. Multi-million dollar verdicts are being awarded to healthy plaintiffs based on speculation about … [Read more...] about Asbestos Is Gold For Trial Lawyers
As members of Congress are jockeying for chairmanships in the 107th Congress, the committees that handle big money seem to get all the headlines, but the Education chairmanship may ultimately have the most influence on policy. Public opinion surveys … [Read more...] about What’s At Stake In Education Committee Chairmanship?
Only after the House voted 237-197 to pass Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Communist China did the major news media tell their readers the real purpose behind the bill. The multinationals, who spent tens of millions of dollars lobbying … [Read more...] about What They Didn’t Tell Us Before The China Vote
Let's Pass Real Campaign Finance Reform Most of what we hear on the media about "campaign finance reform" constitutes political posturing and "spin" about proposals that would do nothing to correct campaign abuses, but would do a great deal to … [Read more...] about The Phyllis Schlafly Report – May 1998
The Ominous Attack on American Inventors The high-priced lobbyists for the big multinationals are crawling all over Capitol Hill this month to urge passage of Senator Orrin Hatch's bill, S.507. It is called the Omnibus Patent bill, but it ought to … [Read more...] about The Phyllis Schlafly Report – March 1998
School-to-Work and Goals 2000 The Clinton Administration learned a big lesson from the defeat of its plan to take over the entire U.S. health care industry. Releasing its plan as a single 1,342-page bill in … [Read more...] about The Phyllis Schlafly Report – April 1997
The gloom-and-doom commentators who solemnly assured us after the election last year that Ronald Reagan, now age 66, and Gerald Ford, who will be 64 this year, were too old ever to be presidential candidates again, must feel a little foolish as they … [Read more...] about HOW OLD IS TOO OLD?