During the holidays, a shopping mall can be more like a shopping maul. One way to avoid that scene is to give books as Christmas gifts, since books can be bought on-line, painlessly.
Why does the establishment media report about “cuts” that would “slash” the budget, when actual spending is rising? I explain this scam to John Stossel.
Who do you trust? For thinking people, that may not be the primary question.
We grow up learning that some things are just bad: child labor, ticket scalping, price gouging, kidney selling, blackmail, etc. But maybe they're not.
Did we learn anything from last week's Republican presidential debate? I heard the usual platitudes like "bring people together," but there was also plenty of talk about the private sector.
The political class predicted "disaster" if Congress didn't raise its debt limit. I think that was a scam to get more money.
Herman Cain has an impressive record in the business world. He was a successful vice president at Pillsbury and Burger King, then he turned around the failing Godfather's Pizza. Is that the kind of person the country needs as president? Cain thinks so.
Hollywood mocks capitalism, which seems odd because the people who make movies are such aggressive capitalists -- competing hard to make money. But Hollywood's message is that capitalism is shallow and cruel.
Until Congress expands drilling near our shores, prices will be subject to fluctuations caused by other countries.