Christians in America Need To Stop Being Such Wussies
Given all the bad press Islam has gotten over the last few years, it might seem surprising at first glance that Islam is still such a vibrant, fast-growing religion.
John C. Goodman:
What Was Really at Stake in the Israeli Election: Free Enterprise
In terms of skills and education, Israel probably has the highest level of human capital per person in the whole world. Yet its per capita output is mediocre in the middle of the developed country pack. Why is that? Because Israel has been slow to adopt capitalism.
Can Blacks Be Racist?
What if it's not injustice that has led so many blacks across America to feel disenfranchised? What if it's judgment?
Obama’s Immigration “Legacy:” Lower Wages, Less Security for Americans
All we're saying is we're not going to deport you," was the big lie President Barack Obama used when he announced his executive action on immigration. Despite being repeated time and again by politicians and the media during the DHS funding debate to describe the presidents action, its still a lie.
The Tip of the Climate Spending Iceberg
How your tax and consumer dollars finance Climate Crisis, Inc. and hobble America.
Curb Your Economic Pessimism
We can do a lot better, but America is still a very resilient place.
America's Cartel Problem, Part I
I know many people do not understand the very real battle happening in the United States. More specifically, here in the Southwest U.S. we have been involved in an extended battle with a foreign criminal element.
The Data Proves Marriage Matters
A recent study confirms what we have long-suspectedthe poverty rate for our children is directly tied to the strength of the marriage institution. But will the adults throwing a tantrum even care?
Los Angeles' City Council Cannot Understand Why Its Nanny State Zoning Change Miserably Failed
Celebrate with me the recent lesson learned by the city council of Los Angeles after a 7-years-long experiment in nanny statism that ended in utter failure.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Restoring the Old-Fashioned Budget Virtue of…FDR and Truman?!?
This is a column I never expected to write. Thats because Im going to applaud Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman.
Nailed It! Forbes Leaves Fortune and Wall Street (Journal) Behind
What amazed me about the latest Billionaire issue of Forbes magazine was not the stories about the billionaires, but about Forbes itself.
Ransom Notes Radio:
Obama Gives Iran the Bomb
Syrias Bashar Al Assad has said that he is open to negotiating with America. I guess he saw what was going on with Iran, and decided that he too would like nuclear weapons. Del Wilber joined the program to discuss the ongoing negotiations with Iran.
You Could House Your Money in This Fund
Consistent followers of the ETF Talk will recognize this weeks return to the world of real estate investment trusts (REITs). A REIT is a company that invests in real estate and gains revenue by renting it out to other organizations. REITs are required by law to distribute a large portion of their profits to shareholders, so they tend to pay solid dividends. One method of investing in this space is through Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ).
The Next Big Obamacare Case?
Medicaid, the entitlement program for low-income Americans jointly funded by the state and federal government, represents about 25 percent of state budgets. Federal funding represents more than half (57 percent) of that amount, and that funding is now being threatened by Obamacare.
Some People Just Want to Be Ruled, and Some Just Don’t
The truth is some (many) people just want someone to make decisions for them. I am unsure if it is a genetic disposition or whether it is socialization or whether it is both. All I know is some people do not want to control their own lives.