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  • New Bill Would Extend Federal Employment Benefits to Homosexual Partners

    11/27/2011 5:24:48 AM PST · by IbJensen · 46 replies
    The New American ^ | 11/25/2011 | Dave Bohon
    In a deep bow to the homosexual lobby, a small army of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced legislation that would extend employee benefits to the same-sex partners of federal workers. Under H.R. 3485, homosexual partners of federal employees would be eligible for such benefits as retirement, life insurance, health insurance, workers compensation, and death benefits. “The federal government must set an example as an equal opportunity employer,” the bill’s sponsor, lesbian Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) was quoted by The Hill as saying. “If we are to treat all federal employees fairly and recruit the best and...
  • Insider Trading Inside the Beltway

    07/04/2010 5:48:15 PM PDT · by Leisler · 10 replies
    ProfessorBrainbridge.com ^ | 07/04/2010 | Stephen M. Bainbridge
    A 2004 study of the results of stock trading by United States Senators during the 1990s found that that Senators on average beat the market by 12% a year. In sharp contrast, U.S. households on average underperformed the market by 1.4% a year and even corporate insiders on average beat the market by only about 6% a year during that period.