FDRs War Department made it clear that if war was truly inevitable, it would prefer that Japan commit the first overt act. Less than two weeks later, FDRs wish was granted.
I generally focus on the profligate habits and abusive tactics of the federal government in Washington, but that doesnt mean other levels of government are well behaved.
Yeah thats what I want. Please tax me more. Please make it harder for me to start a business. Please make it even harder for me to hire someone. Please mess up the healthcare system even more...
Like millions of other Americans, I appreciate the plight of billions of people throughout the world who would like nothing more than to find themselves in the United States, where they could enjoy a much higher standard of living and wonderful opportunities for advancement.
Every day theres another story about women who have been raped, or claim to have been raped, by famous and not so famous people. Most men are dumfounded by the women who have kept silent. If she was really RAPED, why didnt she go to the police and report it THEN?
The self-righteous indignation of liberals was on full display last night, as the Grand Jury announced their decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson over the death of Michael Brown.
As we witness Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resign as the whipping boy for the administration, no Secretary of Defense could have executed the policy prescriptions of Obama who somehow confused withdrawing our successful army from Iraq with actual peace.
A New York Fed research paper says "it's a mystery" why the housing recovery did not have a bigger impact on millennials living at home.
Since Ive accused the Congressional Budget Office of witch doctor economics and gypsy forecasting, its obvious Im not a big fan of the organizations approach to fiscal analysis.
If the president doesnt have to faithfully execute the law on immigration (he does, the Constitution expressly says that he does) why should a future president have to execute the law faithfully in all sorts of other areas including taxes?
Never one to shy away from controversy, extreme liberal and noted anti-gun activist Rosie ODonnell, host of the daytime TV show The View, recently discussed the Michael Brown case out of Ferguson, Missouri. ODonnell said, I as an American feel its very wrong to shoot unarmed teenagers six times, once in the head.
I had always placed a great deal of faith in Switzerland's financial markets. In recent years, however, as the Swiss government has sought to hitch its wagon to the flailing euro currency and kowtow increasingly to U.S.-based financial requirements, this faith has been shaken.
The current Executive Action is called by its adversaries amnesty. In fact, it represents a temporary reprieve rather than a pardon, more likely to confound rather than promote a humane resolution. It is highly likely to cause a backlash against durable immigration reform.
One really has to wonder about what is in these central banker's heads
Republicans need to show their base and all America they will oppose lawless overreach; they need to avoid sounding mean spirited toward Latinos and worsening that growing electoral gap; and GOP leaders appear terrified of being accused of shutting down the government.
As I also mentioned in last weeks issue, Chinas equity markets are poised to never be the same again, as China just launched whats called the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program.
If prior years are any indication of the groups projected success this year, we can expect a handful of union thugs showing up at a handful of Walmart stores, with a few mass-printed signs. The rest of America, however, will be buying discounted flat screens.
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