Illegals Walk In
?Wouldn’t $3.7 Billion better be used to build a concrete wall across the border of the United States? The fence that the American people were promised when President George W. Bush signed the Secure Fence Act of 2006 saying “This bill will help protect the American people. This bill will make our borders more secure. It is an important step toward immigration reform."
5 Reasons Liberal Attacks On The Redskins Are Dumb
There was a time when you could afford to ignore insane ideas in America, but these days you can barely manage to blurt out, "Nobody can be that stupid," before some liberal starts calling for them to be made into laws on MSNBC.
John C. Goodman:
Supply Side Contraceptives
Paul Krugman and others on the left routinely sneer at the idea that you can actually increase government revenues by cutting tax rates. (Turns out most of the time you can’t, but in some cases you can.)
Obama Muslim Support Logical Expression of Identity Politics
According to Gallup Obama’s popularity with Muslims is just five percentage points below his average of 77 percent that he enjoyed from 2009 to 2014.
Investment Bears Warn of Fed Policy Fallout
Official measures of U.S. inflation already are above 2 percent. The risk is that the Fed will need to respond to prop up the dollar’s value or incur a dollar crisis with runaway inflation.
Like a Coiled Spring...
Is there any book so derided as being antiquated and irrelevant, and that remains so contemporary and pertinent as the never really Old Testament?
A Word for the Kurds
It's an old saying: Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it. In spades. The latest illustration of that adage is provided by our own vice president, for Joe Biden is finally getting his wish.
Preparations for Assaults on Iranian Dissidents in Iraq by Iran’s Forces and Proxies
Consider the strategic value of Iranian dissidents in Iraq, current preparations and prior attacks by Iranian regime proxies, and responsibility to protect.
Does the Fed Really Believe What it Says?
A number of people commented the Fed cannot be so stupid as to think there is no asset bubble.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Steve Forbes to Janet Yellen: Who Elected You?
The Federal Reserve seems to be completely abandoning its role as the reserve bank of the United States… And, of course, the rest of the government isn’t exactly doing a phenomenal job of boosting our economy. Steve Forbes spoke to John about the proper role of government in the free markets.
Why India is Poised for Potential Growth
?India, one of the most populous nations on Earth, is an interesting country for investors because it holds the promise of significant growth potential.
How Pre-trade Analysis Reveals Which Key Signposts to Watch
Remember that investing is a process, and only by performing this autopsy-like analysis will you understand what went right and why.
Is it the Best and Worst of Times?
Have we entered into a permanent new phase in America where the rich have it and flaunt it while the poor simply get by as each day gets harder and harder?
Iraqi Rebels Start Attacking ISIL
Ba'athist militants have started "a systematic assassination campaign" against ISIL commanders in areas under their joint control in Diyala Governorate.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Piketty’s Class-Warfare Tome: Bad Numbers, Bad Analysis
Why do statists make so many mistakes with data? Paul Krugman, for instance, has butchered numbers when writing about fiscal policy in nations such asFrance, Estonia, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
Public Policy and Presidential Pique
Mr. Obama appears not to want to accept the Constitution philosophically, but his attitude toward Congress and, when it disagrees with him, the Supreme Court is more akin to that of a spoiled child who, told he cannot have multiple desserts, throws a fit as he considers how best – even if behind his parents’ backs – he can obtain them.
Even at Record Levels, Stocks Have Plenty More Room to Rise
Changes in technology and the economy that permit businesses to use capital far more efficiently will likely drive equities much higher.
Hey, Snotty Bloomberg: Mind Your Own Crumbling City
Some sore losers just don't know when to pick up their billion-dollar marbles and go away. Far, far away.