France has raised taxes so high that French One-Percenters like Gerard Depardieu and Johnny Depp have fled the country. The result is that France is leading the world in economic stupidity, monetary malaise and women with hairy underarms.
Progressives will not put anything ahead of their agenda, except themselves.
As the battle rages-on over the implementation of the federal “Obamacare” law, there is an important question that rarely ever gets asked: What do actual health care practitioners think of it?
One look is all it takes to see most shares are bought back at high prices rather than low prices.
Given all the news, you would think that most people would understand that European policy makers would be trying to copy the United States, and not the other way around.
apture of al-Qusayr by government forces cuts the main supply route to Homs, which is the next target in the government/Hizballah offensive. Loss of Homs would eviscerate the uprising.
In 2008, the Chinese put on the summer Olympic Games that were an attempt to show they had entered the modern world and were ready for the 21st Century to be the Chinese century.
Our founders gave us the First Amendment – not the IRS and the FEC.
Highly paid professional athletes occasionally get hurt doing things they should not be doing -- riding motorcycles, zipping down mountains on snowboards, falling asleep in tanning beds. San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong is one of these. What was he doing? Batting.
I am sometimes criticized for using the term “radical Islam” when describing acts of Islamic terror, the argument being that this is really normative Islam. In contrast, the more peaceful expression of the faith is understood to be a liberalized, non-representative form of Islam. Could this criticism be valid?
Since 2002, the federal government has required CEOs and CFOs to sign forms taking responsibility for the company’s financial reports. No matter how large of an empire they oversee, they could well be charged with a crime if an accountant fails to carry the two somewhere along the line.
Late last month, the elected officials of a small, rural New Mexico county became the first in the nation to vote for permanent poverty.
Too many members of Congress inhabit a Lake Wobegon government, where every government program is also above average — not just successful, but essential.
How refreshing it is it in life when a misunderstanding or conflict occurs, and the ancient tradition of honesty is practiced. It is shocking!
We no longer live in a time when isolationism is possible. Through the power of technology, those across the world are as accessible to us as those next door to us. What happens in one part of the world now impacts the entire world.
Note that it is the firing rate of poor performers that is especially low in the federal government, meaning workers who are lazy or produce poor work. One barrier to their firing is that managers often give these workers good performance reviews because they don’t want to rock the boat.
Do you think the Tasmanian tiger would have voted to end the existence of its species on earth? How about the Dodo? What about the Tyrannosaurus Rex?