Capitalism on Townhall

  • Carl Schramm
    A new discipline required a new degree. Dartmouth awarded the first Masters of Science in Commerce in 1900, which morphed into Harvard’s MBA in 1908. ... more
  • Mike Shedlock
    The most redeeming feature of capitalism is failure, but the Fed has a moral hazard policy of "too big to fail" that promotes massive risk-taking. ... more
  • Charles Payne
    There is a full-fledged war afoot, and maybe those that love capitalism and how it created the road map to the American Dream, are too busy working to notice - but they better wake up before it's too late. ... more
  • War on Capitalism Thu Dec 6
    Charles Payne
    There is a growing consensus that profits should max out at some point and anything beyond that point is greed - the kind that hurts Americans. ... more
  • Marita Noon
    The simple term crony capitalism belies the evil, corrupt nature associated with the actual process. Crony capitalism goes way beyond helping your friends, your cronies. It is a twisted, orchestrated plan that rewards the cronies and costs the taxpayer, while punishing the average citizen. ... more
  • Jeff Carter
    If you look at certain data points, capitalism can be merciless. Some people wind up out of work, some lose money. There is risk in capitalism. But, without risk there isn’t reward. ... more
  • Mike Shedlock
    Duncan is yet another author who predicted a financial crisis but whose solutions can only be described as monetary madness. ... more
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  • John Ransom
    GOP voters can’t find a bigger attack on free markets or a stronger case of crony capitalism, crony government than that which Romneycare represents. ... more
  • Larry Kudlow
    The issue of crony capitalism should be front and center in this campaign. President Obama defends his cronies instead of the so called 99 percent. ... more
  • Ralph Benko
    Happy New Year! Consider Keynes’s last words: “I should have drunk more champagne.” To avert similar rue when our own lives end let us pop an extra cork to celebrate a world undeniably confronting a tsunami of … affordable energy. ... more
  • Jeff Carter
    Bill Ayers leads a comfortable, worry-free life next door to Louis Farakhan in Hyde Park. ... more
  • Daniel J. Mitchell
    The worst international bureaucracy, at least when measured on a per-dollar-spent basis, has to be the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. ... more
  • Charles Butler
    Over the last few weeks I have tried to understand the various messages emanating from the protesters across country because they are different in tone and substance depending on the city. I have concluded several things would assist them in better better shaping their demands. First: Get a job. ... more
  • Jeff Carter
    There is so much negative sentiment flowing, it’s hard to break. Much of this stems from Presidential statements leading up to the budget resolution, but a lot of it comes from the evidence that the economy in the world pretty much stinks right now. A lot of that stems from the President too. ... more
  • Craig Steiner
    We tried it Obama's way for years by borrowing, printing, and spending more money than ever before and it hasn't worked. The government has bailed out banks, the auto industry, stolen Chrysler from bondholders, presumed to stimulate the economy with an $800 billion stimulus package, tried to prod auto sales with Cash for Clunkers, endeavored to prevent the housing correction with additional tax credits, and attempted to reduce foreclosures by modifying existing mortgage contracts. ... more
  • Jack Bouroudjian
    The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and controlled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced, if the nation doesn't want to go bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance. -Cicero ... more
  • Larry Kudlow
    In 2009, the stock market had one of its greatest rebounds in history. And in 2010, we’re likely to witness a mini boom in economic growth. ... more
  • Kathy Kristof
    Proposals to limit executive pay are flying fast and furious in the wake of public furor over retention bonuses paid to executives at American International Group Inc. But many business leaders and compensation consultants maintain that restricting executive pay could cause more harm than good. ... more
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