Its a terrible tragedy that this nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal would be subject to the self-love of one man, furiously, famously engaged in a pornography of politics that is really just a one man peep show.
Tax competition is a very important tool for constraining the greed of the political class. Simply stated, politicians are less likely to impose bad tax policy if they are afraid that jobs and investment (and accompanying tax revenue) will move to jurisdictions with better tax policy.
While Google was rather tight-lipped on the event, a NASA press release announced that a Google subsidiary called Planetary Ventures LLC will use the hangars for research, development, assembly and testing in the areas of space exploration, aviation, rover/robotics and other emerging technologies.
Despite its mixed reputation, todays Nasdaq is a different animal from the days of the dotcom era.
Even with limited US air support, the Kurdish fighters at Kobani have blunted the offensive by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and captured most of Kobani.
Once again, the evidence points to a reinvigorated consumer as retail earnings are shattering consensus across the board.
When the government uses the threat of force to take from Person A to give to Person B, it simultaneously reduces Person As incentives to produce while also luring Person B into dependency. But not all coerced redistribution and government intervention is created equal.
The fact is that pretty much as soon as one exits the womb one is peppered by pro-government propaganda.
Recently Ferguson activists led by the Dont Shoot Coalition released a list of demands, so-called rules of engagement for the police to follow during the anticipated demonstrations when the St. Louis County Grand Jury releases their decision in the Michael Brown case.
Every three months, in the middle of each financial quarter, we've been taking a snapshot of the earnings per share for the S&P 500 that are expected going forward for as far as Standard & Poor projects them.
Russia has called for "a 100% guarantee that no-one would think about Ukraine joining NATO," President Vladimir Putin's spokesman told the BBC.
A couple of days ago, I wrote that Republicans should not be intimidated if the White House threatens a government shutdown. Simply stated, prior shutdowns have yielded meaningful policy victories without causing measurable political damage.
With just a phone and a pen the newly elected President could erase much of Obamas legacy. The mere thought of such actions undoubtedly send some liberals into blind hysterics
The question now is: are the immigration reform wonks smart enough to adopt the rest of our plan for dealing with illegal immigration?
Many people know Adam Smith wrote An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, but he also wroteThe Theory of Moral Sentiments in the 1700s, and that book deals with issues relating to social capital.
Jonathan Gruber set off a firestorm of controversy, at least in the conservative media, with the recent revelation of his comments about the "stupidity of the American people," which allowed the Affordable Care Act to be passed.
Its about time, but its too late now. I guess there is some comfort in knowing that the even the statist Gray Lady sees what Obamcare actually is.
Imagine, if you will, if certain men today walked around in powered wigs, burning people they believed to be witches, recommending the stocks and the public whipping post for crimes such as heresy, blasphemy, adultery or simply because a man desired to impose a punishment of a wife who refused unconditional obedience.
Notwithstanding the landslide rejection of Obama and his policies in the mid-term election, I dont think this will produce big changes in policy over the next two years.
After U.S. Central Command called on us to help transport, from Iraq, enough yellowcake uranium to make several atomic bombs stored at Saddams nuclear weapons complex, I realized why neither the Pentagon nor the White House advertised the presence of this WMD precursor: safety and security.
The GOP could, of course, stumble. As of now, though, it looks like the 114th Congress is more likely to do right by, rather than wrong to, America.
Um... It has failed. It has failed for over 2 decades now.
The Joint Committee on Taxation was started as a temporary committee that was founded because the IRS (then called the BIR) was engaged in the same type of political bullying and illegality that the IRS has used against the conservatives since 2010.
Just a few days after the Court delivered its blow, Jonathan Gruber, considered one of the architects of Obamacare (as well as its Massachusetts predecessor, Romneycare), went public with an admission that Obamacare advocates had deliberately misled the public in order to get the law passed.
B-I-N-G-O. They nailed it. Finally, an unbiased academic study that reiterated what weve been advocating all along on Powering America Radio.
Our newest entrant in the Moocher Hall of Fame is symbolic of whats wrong with the mental attitude of too many people in todays welfare states.
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