One final note about the CNN Republican debate Monday night: Judging from the number of Leroy Jethro Gibbs slaps to the back of the head I've received, I am apparently the only person in the known universe who didn't think Michelle Bachmann stole the show.
Congratulations to President Obama for the gutsy call regarding the killing of Osama bin Laden. I didn’t know he had it in him. His campaign pledge of going into Pakistan unannounced – once met with derision by John McCain and the Republicans – was fulfilled and is precisely what it took to get the bastard.
Washington shutdown fears are sinking the U.S. dollar, according to some news reports. Surely there’s something to this.
While President Obama was touring the capitals of Latin America this past week, Americans were being battered by one bad economic report after another.
A recent CNBC All American Economic Survey revealed that 37 percent of respondents expect the economy to get worse in the next year. That’s up about 15 percentage points from the December poll.
Stocks got slammed today. The Dow dropped 228 points as the much anticipated correction appears to be taking hold.
What happens when more of us work for the government -- or receive paychecks from the government without work -- than those of us who work in the private sector?
With all of the union strife in Wisconsin, Indiana and New Jersey, and indications of more to come, it might be time to shed a bit of light on unions as an economic unit.
It's pretty hard to stomach when President Obama even talks in terms of cutting the deficit, because his entire economic philosophy compels him to keep spending as if his goal were to impoverish our children and because he continues, in fact, to spend at such bankrupting levels.
In his State of the Union message tonight, President Obama is likely to call for some kind of corporate tax reform. But don’t look for him to be a budget-cutter.
Barack Obama rose to office promising to take on the "special interests." But there may be no "special interest" quite as special and quite as well connected as General Electric.
The new Tea Party GOP must maintain a message of economic growth.
The growing backlash against Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's second quantitative easing, dubbed QE2, is raising long overdue complaints about its role in economic policymaking.
I'll give President Obama a bit of credit for signaling that he will abandon temporarily one aspect of his crazy economic philosophy, best termed "Obamanomics. "
When it comes to the increasing sex, violence and profanity in entertainment media, the social libertines are indifferent. They insist that children will hardly be warped or ruined by the media they consume. They chortle at the paranoia of Hollywood critics.
Lost among the coverage given to the exchange between the president and Velma Hart was this stunner from the president...