Wed, Oct 22, 2014

Michael Schaus | October 22, 2014

Socialist agitators, who demand a livable wage of at least $20 per hour can only afford to shell out an hourly wage of $13 for each of their loyal employees.

John Ransom | October 22, 2014

Even Obama will not remain insulated from the pressures of party politics if his party fails this election cycle half as badly as his foreign and defense policies have failed the country.

Dave Ramsey | October 22, 2014

As long as you're studying something that has marketplace application, youre setting the stage to make back the money that was put into your degree.

Mike Shedlock | October 22, 2014

A recession in Germany is a given, but when? Its export model has held up better than I expected given a clear slowdown in the global economy.

Political Calculations | October 22, 2014

Who were the major holders of debt issued by the U.S. federal government as of the end of its 2014 fiscal year?

Night Watch | October 22, 2014

The siege of Kobani is forcing actors to cooperate who would otherwise be enemies. It also is forcing the enemies of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to ignore established state boundaries in the interest of blocking ISIL.

Charles Payne | October 22, 2014

The midterms are two weeks from now, and either it's going to be the most boring midterm election in history, or the mainstream media isn't going to be happy about the polls, but investors might be, and of course, with so much despair out there, everyone is interested in where we go from here.

D.W. Wilber | October 22, 2014

Whatever happened to war heroes ? As a small boy I remember watching over and over with rapt attention the movie To Hell and Back, the story of Audie Murphy, America's most decorated hero of World War II...

Nick Sorrentino | October 22, 2014

This is right up there with the kid in Hawaii who was told by campus cops he couldnt hand out copies of the Constitution.

Ransom Notes Radio | October 22, 2014

The Oracle of Omaha sure didnt see this coming Warren Buffett lost a billion dollars on a couple of bad investments. Also, John talked about the power that the internet has to democratize information; and upset the old guards of Big Government.

Daniel J. Mitchell | October 22, 2014

The question that policy makers should ask themselves is whether theyre willing to impose $10 or $20 of damage to the private sector in order to collect $1 of additional revenue.

Ralph Benko | October 22, 2014

When George Gilder, arguably the smartest man in the world, says, as he said to me over dinner recently in Washington, DC, that Peter Thiel is the smartest man in the world pay attention.

Tue, Oct 21, 2014

John Ransom | October 21, 2014

Mike Shedlock | October 21, 2014

In yet another potential market topping sign, M&A Deals Fail At Highest Rate Since 2008

John Ransom | October 21, 2014

Despite an administration that has no energy policy, free market forces in the United States are finding a way to provide relief from high prices for an economy that greatly needs the respite.

Charles Payne | October 21, 2014

Big Blue, otherwise known as IBM, reported a disaster of a quarter this morning, sending its shares lower and crushing the stock market in the process.

Bill Gunderson | October 21, 2014

The stock market Bulls have been right for almost 6 years. They have been crushing the Bears since March of 2009. It hasnt even been a close contest. During this time, the S&P 500 has gone from 666 to a peak of over 2,000 in mid-September of this year.

D.W. Wilber | October 21, 2014

For the last six years America has been saddled with a president who continues to vote present when faced with difficult leadership decisions.

Peter Morici | October 21, 2014

Europe faces yet another recession, and the prospect is shaking global financial markets. To eliminate the persistent threat of collapse, Europe must drop the euro, and Germany must abandon mercantilism.

Nick Adams | October 21, 2014

When it comes to charity, no one has as big a heart as Americans. So, this begs the following questions: Which Americans give so much? And why?

Ransom Notes Radio | October 21, 2014

So We recruit an Ebola Czar who knows nothing about Ebola or Medical response protocols? Excuse me for not being terribly confident Michael Tanner joined the program to talk about the economic impact of Ebola.

Bill Tatro | October 21, 2014

It used to be that corporations made their money the old fashioned way-they would earn it. Now is seems that financial and accounting engineering are the only way that corporations can proclaim an improving bottom line.

Daniel J. Mitchell | October 21, 2014

I wrote last year about the remarkable acknowledgement by Bono that free markets were the best way to lift people out of poverty. The leader of the U2 band and long-time anti-poverty activist specifically stated that, capitalism has been the most effective ideology we have known in taking people out of extreme poverty.

Thomas Miller | October 21, 2014

Headlines this week: Venezuela Goes From Bad to Worse As Oil Prices Plummet. Actually Bloomberg had it: as Oil Prices Plummets, but thats OK. So much for eastern liberal educational superiority.

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Michael Schaus | October 20, 2014

Cuba to the rescue Thats right: The communist Caribbean country is stepping up to help fight Ebola in Africa. Of course, it should be pointed out that the world isnt exactly clamoring for Cuban healthcare whenever an epidemic breaks out.

John Ransom | October 20, 2014

For an administration that is mostly an historical reenactment of the darkest days of the anti-war protests circa 1970, I suppose that we should be grateful that this is Keene State, not Kent State.

Mike Shedlock | October 20, 2014

I read a comment that airlines are being greedy. How so? Airlines are not in position to ban flights from specific countries for medical reasons.

Shawn Mitchell | October 20, 2014

If better managers of Leviathan is the best we can do...just go enjoy your millions.

Michael F. Cannon | October 20, 2014

The case is North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC, and involves actions taken by that states dental board to prevent non-dentists from providing teeth-whitening services.

Chris Edwards | October 20, 2014

Im sure that macroeconomic models have grown more sophisticated today, but they still cant predict very well.

Nick Sorrentino | October 20, 2014

The powers that be feared the printing press centuries ago because it empowered people and spread literacy. The Internet and social media takes this to a whole new level and it scares Washington.

Daniel J. Mitchell | October 20, 2014

While I wasnt aware of the racist history of gun control, I did have some familiarity with the fact that totalitarian governments traditionally have wanted to disarm citizens.

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