A remarkable book titled Gifted Hands tells the personal story of Benjamin Carson, a black kid from the Detroit ghetto who went on to become a renowned neurosurgeon.
Time and again, when taxes have been raised on the rich, the poor suffered the greatest detriment. And when taxes were lowered, the poor saw most of the benefit.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for March 18 - 24, 2013.
Panic-stricken bank depositors in Cyprus emptied ATM machines across the nation after the surprise announcement Saturday that authorities would seize up to 10 percent of all savings deposited in Cypriot banks.
Right when America’s school kids are looking forward to a spring tour of the White House, the Obama administration cancelled all public tours, blaming budget cuts and Republican pigheadedness.
With the departure of its founder, Fisker Automotive appears to be on the brink of collapse and bankruptcy, taking with it some $200 million of U.S. taxpayers' money.
Multiculturalism, like the caste system, paints people into the corner where they happened to have been born. But at least the caste system does not claim to benefit those at the bottom.
Both the intellectuals' theory of genetic determinism as the reason for group differences in outcomes and their opposite theory of discrimination as the reason have created racial and ethnic polarization. So has the idea that it must be one or the other.
On March 12, the Missouri House of Representatives passed a resolution sponsored by Rep. Paul Curtman calling on Congress to audit the Federal Reserve.
In a stunning depiction of how bad our tax code has become, the Wall Street Journal on March 10 found that 60 major U.S. companies parked a total of $166 billion abroad last year, enabling them to avoid almost $100 billion in taxes. Otherwise put, around 40 percent of these companies’ aggregate total earnings were shielded from taxes — and also made unavailable for paying dividends or making investments in the United States.