How Much Should We Tolerate?
Heres a message thats almost never said that our country desperately needs to hear: Americans need to be a lot less tolerant.
Dear GOP: Show, Don't Tell
Hey, Jeb, Ted, Rand, Marco, Bobby, Chris and the dozen or more others I'm forgetting, here's something to write on your bathroom mirror in 2015 and beyond: The "P" in POTUS stands for "President," not "Pundit."
Comrades Get to Torture Ransom
Even here in liberal California, they recognize that dumping boiling oil on an old, white guy is likely to result in death.
Kill the Obamacare Cadillac Tax Now
The so-called Obamacare Cadillac Tax is scheduled to begin on January 1, 2018. It is a 40% non-deductible tax on the cost of medical insurance plans that exceed "predetermined thresholds".
Christmas is a Call to Action
It's not cheery, but among the most jarring things I read in the run-up to Christmas comes from historian Stanley Weintraub, who has written about Christmas during wartime more than once.
The Biggest Surprises of the Year
This year brought about what I call the big four surprises. I call them that because A) each was truly a big development that influenced the entire global market, and B) because nearly all of these were completely unexpected.
A Tale of Two Cops and the Many Brinsleys Who Murdered
He was an amazing man. He was the best father and husband and friend.
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
Could we be entering into a golden period where inflation is not only not an issue, but prices are falling in so many key areas of day to day life that it amplifies income even though wages aren't rising?
Another First on CNBC, Thanks to Rick Santelli
Rick Santelli, CNBCs commentator on interest rates, is the father of the "tea party after his rant in 2009 against the government bailouts. Now he is a new supporter of my Gross Output statistic.
Sony Crisis Highlights Growing Demand for Cyber Security
While the Federal Reserve helped kick off whats shaping up to be a Santa Claus rally in the stock market this year, the last week also served as a strong reminder about the downside to the ever-increasing digital and connected world in which you and I live.
Be a Rock Star... Start Hating Big Government
Now, cmon Liberals If a rock star can get it, surely you can wrap your brains around this concept as well, right?
Putin Is Mentally Unhinged
In his annual year end press conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin showed beyond the shadow of a doubt that he is in fact mentally unhinged.
Daniel J. Mitchell:
Wise Words on Regulation and Consumer Freedom from Milton Friedman
Its time to correct a sin of omission. In five-plus years of blogging, I havent given nearly enough attention to the wisdom of the late (and great) Milton Friedman.
How U.S. Small Caps Will Pay for My Son’s College Education
I recently opened and funded a 529 College Savings Plan for my six-month old son. Suddenly, I realized I had a case study of an ideal investment advisory client
Mistrust of Banks Take Over in Russia
In Russia, the overnight lending rates between banks has soared to 19%, a sign of widespread and warranted mistrust between banks, as one bank has failed.