An independent press is the greatest threat to government overreach, and the greatest ally to the preservation of liberty Too bad we dont have one.
Conveniently the states have a solution to the problem of overspending wherein your cars gets fitted with an electronic tracking device that is usually reserved for criminals. See the connection?
Technically, the government would call it passive income. But they dont have anything to do with reality.
The University of Notre Dame may have been one the biggest financial winners of the just-completed college football season, even though the private Catholic institution did not make the inaugural four-team playoff that featured big state universities.
Just like the swallows return each year to Capistrano, I eagerly await the Congressional Budget Offices release of its annual Economic and Budget Outlook.
The real issue of money in politics is about the Fed, not the Kochs. The Feds political impact is orders of magnitude greater than all the billionaires money, bright and dark, left and right, combined.
Politics is downstream from culture. Reclaim the culture, you reclaim politics. Those are the words of my hero, the late Andrew Breitbart, who inspired me to become a Conservative Warrior.
The American public feels more financially secure yet more economically detached in a new survey conducted by Bankrate.com. Unfortunately the only thing the survey proved was out-of-sight out-of-mind and the belief that others misfortune is not my concern.
As late as last Friday polls expected New Democracy would lose but not get trounced.
So as the world crashes down around us presenting serious challenges to our national interests and security, Barack Obama appears inept and incapable of making a decision on what to do, so he diverts his attention back to the only thing he knows how to do - political campaigning.
Peter Morici is a professor at the University of Maryland Smith School of Business, former Chief Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission, and five-time winner of the MarketWatch best forecaster award.
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