European Central Bank President, Mario Draghi Says ECB Won’t Hesitate to Fail Banks in Stress Tests.
The most fun part of managing money is getting to learn about the different and crazy ways that people earn a living. Often a very good living.
While some schools are deciding to arm resource officers, permit concealed carry, and even hire additional security, the liberal solution is put up more “no guns” signs and ask parents about their personal interest in firearm ownership.
After nearly five years in office, what’s President Obama’s most significant accomplishment? This is a serious question, so no jokes about the Nobel Prize he received for not being Bush. And no partisan GOP answers about the 2010 election, either.
The line employs a sharp edged bathos: End of civilization drama counterpoised with a sneer at that most-despised bit of pre-modern Christian dogma – the virgin birth. Religious people gasped, and aggressive atheists snickered, but I just sat there wishing that Christopher Hitchens knew more history.
Supporting higher taxes, after all, on those who make more than you-- and this is what opponents of free markets wish for-- is not the same as a rich man feeding and clothing the poor. Or even yet a widow donating out of her want.
I love to kid myself especially when it comes to the lottery. When the big jackpots come around I gather up my coins and have been known to spend up to $3 on tickets. Once I get the tickets I start dreaming of what to do with the prize money.
The income inequality debate that is raging around the world advocated by very powerful voices, like Pope Francis and President Obama. I think the former is using his platform in an attempt to shame and alter free market capitalism. I think the latter wants to ditch it altogether.
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Elbert Guillory, Louisiana State Senator and candidate for Lieutenant Governor, joined the program to discuss his challenges in running as an African American in a predominantly Democrat districts. Also, it’s coming up on Christmas… Are you planning on donating to charity?
Coupled with a cornucopia of dovish statements the Fed finally decided to taper, a measly $10 billion per month, half out of mortgage purchases, half out of treasury purchases.
Researching K-Force (KFRC) over the weekend, I came across this very interesting assessment of the top technology jobs for 2014. The list reveals several truths, all of which should be good news for Americans.
It seems apropos to mention something controversial about Santa Claus, given the recent furor over his skin pigmentation. (Ya know, because early Catholic Bishops and German folklore characters are traditionally such a multicultural crowd.) I am convinced that Kris Kringle is (undoubtedly) a member of the Republican Party.
By December of last year, companies were already making changes to hiring in order to accommodate Obamacare. While the employer mandate won’t be effective until 2015, the disruption should be felt well before then.
What if we told you there are ways you can buy real health insurance, and more importantly, more affordable health insurance, than you can get from either the federal government's or your state government's health insurance "marketplaces"?
Like all advocates of freedom, I normally despair about the future. Whether we’re measuring the ever-growing burden of government or the erosion of key forms of social capital such as self-reliance and the work ethic, it seems that the world is heading in the wrong direction. But, at least for today, I'm a little optimistic.
It was only after my long career as a pharmacological scientist that I decided to pick the biotech and pharmaceutical stocks as the hottest industries of the year. That, of course, is not true – the part about my career as a scientist, that is.
Is Obamacare going to get better or worse as time goes on? If early indications are anything to go on, the train-wreck-that-is Obamacare will only get worse in 2014. Mark Calabria, with Cato, also joined the program to discuss the Volcker rule and Dodd-Frank
After dropping well below the historic trend near the end of Bush’s second term, the unemployment rates of African Americans have again climbed to twice the rate of whites. If judged by the metrics Liberals use to evaluate Conservative theory, President Obama is the worst President for Black America in recent memory.
Ransom wants to know if you would support higher taxes for the sake of hiring armed security guards at public schools? Also, Bill Tatro joined the program to discuss the direction of the economy, and the overall health of America’s economic growth.
In a rare victory for constitutional freedoms, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon, ruled NSA phone program likely unconstitutional.
The November jobs report released last Friday by the Labor Department seemed a breath of holiday good cheer at just the right time. The White House (in desperate need of anything that resembled "good news") hailed the report as evidence that "the recovery continues to gain traction."
On December 7th, nearly 100 state legislators, many distinguished, representing 32 states, assembled at Mount Vernon.The purpose? To discuss how to, safely, revive an overlooked, but invaluable, provision in the United States Constitution to allow a supermajority of states to rein in a power-drunk federal government.
North Korea has never shown that it can manage more than one crisis or major development at a time. The promise to do so this time should provide insights as to the leadership's management competence and style.
Once the Boomer top 10-20% replace their auto fleets, real retail sales and real final sales per capita will again contract.
We believe we've identified where the distress in the U.S. economy is originating. A number of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), which allow stock market investors to be able to invest in the nation's real estate markets, have been acting to cut their dividends.
In a world where hustlers of division now routinely push the concept of “white privilege"; in a country where the president of the United States blames rich people for everything, it’s a short distance between excusing someone for their behavior based on circumstances and accusing someone for their behavior based on circumstance.
A Wall Street Journal editorial surmises that Senate Democrats eliminated the filibuster for non-Supreme Court judicial appointments so they could pack the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit with judges that would block an important ObamaCare case called Halbig v. Sebelius.
Brooks often does a good job of highlighting important and worrisome social trends, but what rubs me the wrong way is that he frequently thinks the right answer is to give government even more power.
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