I first met Derek Hunter when he was helping a friend at Smith College organize a campus lecture by Ann Coulter. I was scheduling many of Coulter’s campus lectures at the time and the opportunity to speak at the feminist-infested Smith College was too good to pass up
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Long live the 99, err, 98 percent!* (*98 percent for descriptive purposes only- not intended to be an actual value.)
In part, this is because the Tea Party has always aimed at party-like activities, like victory in elections or on legislative issues, while the Occupy movement is interested in the extra-legal occupation of other people’s property and persons. Both visions reflect in my opinion, the competing visions of where each movement stands in regards to the Constitution and how it operates in the US.
At least, if Mitt flipped, he also flopped, unlike Huntsman who apparently has no problem plagiarizing President George the First’s criticisms of Bill Clinton in his Waffle House reference.
Judging by the number of comments on the story, liberals are very offended that I believe Obama is the "The Worst of All Possible Presidents." Somehow, I think, I'll learn to live with the guilt. Over time, I might even learn to laugh about it. Yep: Time's up.
Obama has offered us nothing but our blood, our toil, our tears and our sweat; and for what? So public employees can continue to bust public budgets on Cadillac benefits that you and I can’t afford. All this while he pushes "austerity" down the throats of a sovereign Greece.
The centrist elements have often led the country to believe that limited government meant accepting half the social and economic agenda that more radical Democrats propose.
A green company hurtling towards bankruptcy with strong ties to Senator Harry Reid paid a director the lion's share of $750k for Obama loan guarantees.
The press corps’ painful subjectivity has contributed to three doleful years of a guy refusing to learn how to be president while on the job.
Over the past several decades it has been the bankers’ understanding that if they are successful in their transactions, they keep the spoils and thus large bonuses for everyone- everyone who is bankers that is. However, if a financial engineered product goes awry or unsustainable debt is created, then the loss is laid off on either the depositor or the taxpayer.
The fact that this year’s sales were up 11% in September compared to last year, without the $7000 tax credit, is a very positive sign.
Let’s not forget that these solar companies like Solyndra and Evergreen aren’t going bankrupt because they can’t compete with Chinese prices. They’re going bankrupt because they’re manufacturing inferior products.
Roubinbi served as a senior economist for international affairs at the Council of Economic Advisers under the Clinton administration, and he spent a year working as lead adviser to Timothy Geithner, who was then undersecretary for international affairs.
The Greek economy is puny. The city of Los Angeles has more economic activity. But the lessons of Greece are large.
The plight of teens and young adults from 2006 to 2010 in one picture.
How do you a silence a Noble Prize-winning economist? Ask him questions.
This is a column for entrepreneurs, not political junkies, but you can't write for business owners without at least thinking about the political, economic and environmental climate that is healthiest for them.
This is the first presidency in history that has substituted a policy platform for a list of demands. The mistake that many made was thinking those demands were a Christmas shopping list, when in fact they were a demand for your indenture to the federal government.