If your singular objective is to kill jobs then by all means, Seattle, go for it...
Few Americans understood the significance of President Obama’s most important line in his Presidential re-election speech at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Obama promised he'd pursue "the kind of bold, persistent experimentation that Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) pursued during the only crisis worse than this one." The implications of that promise are truly frightening. As history has already proven - they will lead to economic disaster.
Milton Friedman was an extraordinary Nobel Prize-winning economist whose ideas helped underpin modern conservative economic theory. His contributions to economics and the conservative movement cannot be underestimated. Sadly, Milton Friedman passed away a little more than five years ago at the ripe old age of 94. Although Friedman is no longer with us, his words, his ideas, and his legacy live on. In honor of Friedman, here are some of his best quotations.
Did you know that Paul Krugman is more compassionate than you are? Or so he says.
During the recent GOP presidential debate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that Social Security is a "monstrous lie" and a "Ponzi scheme." More and more people are coming to see that Social Security is a Ponzi scheme, but is it a lie, as well? Let's look at it.
What we are witnessing is an argument over the freedom to choose versus entities making choices for us. It has definite parallels to the Civil War (slavery vs freedom) and the migration from Europe to the US (monarchy vs democracy).
At all levels of government the dreary, dishonest philosophy of Progressivism is a crashing failure in practice. Its grandiose promises are as hollow as Al Capone's vault.
Give former Governor Tim Pawlenty credit for having picked a campaign theme that rises to the level of our nation’s challenges: A Time for Truth.
Democrats don't resent "the rich" on behalf of the poor. They resent the rich on behalf of the government.
Here's a novel idea: Escape the suffocating chains of intrusive government by starting your own country!
The government of Somalia is being urged to hire Saracen International, "a controversial South African mercenary firm," to protect Somali officials and help fight pirates and Islamic militants.
Ah so, every day, in every way, it becomes ever clearer that Rahm Emanuel's campaign for mayor of Chicago and mine have striking similarities.
I am still astonished that Democrats continue to pitch themselves as the party of the common man.
The first question I have been asked before appearing on C-SPAN's "Book TV" Feb. 6 is what my favorite books might be.
Quotes on the economy as the new year begins.
You'd think any country that had gone through hyperinflation would be aware of the dangers thereof.
Ben Bernanke is proving a fitting successor to Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Federal Reserve System. Unfortunately.
The flap over whether to extend present tax rates for the rich finds its center in a cultural proposition: Liberals, including rich liberals, either don't like the rich or feel obliged to pretend they don't.