In the chart, we see that North Dakota is currently the leader among all states, surging considerably in 2013. We also see that the state has consistently ranked high by this measure from 1999 through the present.
Hamas' terms for a truce include ending the Israeli operations; ending the naval blockade; releasing Hamas prisoners and opening the Rafah crossing into the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt.
Hong Kong is supposed to be Nirvana for libertarians. It holds the top spot in the Economic Freedom of the World rankings. It has an optional flat tax. It has a private retirement system. And based on IMF data, government spending “only” consumes 18.4 percent of GDP.
What if you were allowed to vote only because it didn't make a difference? What if no matter how you voted the elites always got their way? What if the concept of one person/one vote was just a fiction created by the government to induce your compliance?
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday morning in Halbig v. Burwell that the government isn’t Humpty Dumpty and so statutory text doesn’t mean whatever the government says it means.
Well… The future of Obamacare is almost as confusing as the concept of bitcoins. John talks about the conflicting rulings on Federal Subsidies – and the Bitcoin Girl joined the show to clear up a few myths about digital currency.
Nearly 10 million new jobs were created in the past 5 years…But, before you slap an Obama ‘16 sticker on your car (are those stickers available yet?), you may want a little bit of context for this stunning validation of Keynesian economics.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidated a major provision of Obamacare. However, just a few hours later, the Richmond Appeals Court ruled 3-0 the opposite way, citing pizza in its explanation.
The Soviets and the Chinese always denied they had a "bolt out of the blue" doctrine because it implied they would be the first to use nuclear weapons in a war. North Korea needs to know that their choice of words carry grave consequences.
When I was a small child, one of the most dramatic and effective business boycotts in the history of America occurred. This, of course, was the Montgomery bus boycott. By refusing to ride the bus, blacks who were being discriminated against were able to terminate many discriminatory practices not only in Alabama, but throughout the South. The white-owned businesses were clearly being unfair, and the public transportation system was no better. The actions taken were appropriate and in many cases heroic.
The courts have found another illegal aspect of Obamacare. (Of course, our Commander in Chief has declared war on the judicial branch by refusing to acknowledge their ruling.) Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, joined the show to discuss the latest blow to Obamacare’s survival
The downing of Malaysia Flight 17 casts new light on just how inept and decadent the United States and Europe have become.
It does no good to condemn Putin as a liar, when lying is about the only policy prescription that Obama has for anything. And the press props him up.
What is the progressive solution to companies avoiding the highest corporate tax rate in the world, by moving their assets outside of the US? Well… impose new taxes, I guess. And if that seems a little silly, that’s because it is.
Much noise has been made about the growing student loan bubble and what kind of impact it will have on the economy when it goes “boom.” It is a reasonable question, but if you are thinking this is just like the housing bubble, or the tech/Internet- stock market bubble, you are wrong.
When you’re trying to convince politicians to give up power and money, it takes a lot repetition. So, to paraphrase what Ronald Reagan said to Jimmy Carter, here we go again.
Sanctions against a handful of Putin’s rich friends won’t end the violence in Ukraine. Besides, the sanctions aren’t really the sort of thing a freedom-loving nation should impose. (Actually… That might explain why Obama’s so darn excited about them.)
’ve written before about how a boom in emerging market stocks is not a question of “if” but “when.” Catch a boom in an emerging market — India is a solid candidate for 2014 — and you can easily double or triple the returns you get from just sticking with mainstream U.S. stocks.
Six of the 10 most populated countries in the world are in Asia, and the continent holds more than half of the world’s population. The second- and third-largest economies in the world, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP), also are in Asia.
I saw a sign from the so-called Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that read “Eight Most Common Reasons for Security Delays.” It warned against putting liquids in carry-ons, failing to take off shoes, etc. They forgot to list the #1 reason for delays: the TSA itself.
That’s the biggest difference between a photo and a movie — one is a snapshot of a moment in time, while the other is a story that unfolds over time. If you were a buy-and-forget-it investor, your style would resemble something like a photograph.
Princeton, according to Bloomberg News, acknowledged Krugman’s departure with an extraordinarily tepid comment by a spokesperson. “He’s been a valued member of our faculty and we appreciate his 14 years at Princeton.”
How long, do you suppose, until all 3D printers are mandated to be sold with software that prohibits the machine from printing an operational firearm?
If Shamiya Adams were a blonde-haired, blue eyed 6th grader from Lincoln Park the National Guard would be called out to fix the problem. But she’s black, so she’s disposable. As a conservative, I’m not OK with this.
The two most hated national identities in the world are Hitler's Germany, and the tiny, beleaguered state the international community birthed in 1948 to harbor the survivors and refugees from Hitler's campaign.
As a case study of how important that aspect of leadership is and how much it is missed when it is lacking, let's consider a day in 2014 when the news of the death of 295 people aboard a Malaysian Airlines 777 commercial airliner became known around 11:30 AM EDT and how U.S. President Barack Obama handled it.
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