With their nearly vertical rise in price, the digital currency Bitcoins are coming under increased scrutiny by skeptics and naysayers.
Pope Francis issued an apostolic exhortation that condemned free market economics, causing great gloating among establishment socialists.
One of the oldest notions in the history of mankind is that some people are to give orders and others are to obey. The powerful elite believe that they have wisdom superior to the masses and that they've been ordained to forcibly impose that wisdom on the rest of us.
The Bitcoin is no passing fancy but is gaining credibility daily as a better alternative to central banks' fiat currencies.
There's clearly no shortage of arrogance, senselessness, and deceitfulness among the current crop of politicians and central planners in D.C.
The mathematically inevitable end of one of the Ponzi schemes in Social Security draws closer as the number of disability recipients continues to increase.
Congress tells us that one-half of the Social Security tax is paid by employees and that the other half is paid by employers. The truth of the matter is that the burden of both taxes is borne by employees.
The very word "achievement" has been replaced by the word "privilege" in many writings of our times. Individuals or groups that have achieved more than others are called "privileged" individuals or groups, who are to be resented rather than emulated.
Fitch and Moody's downgrades of Chicago's general obligation bonds are markers on the road to Detroit for America's third largest city.