Two Wall Street economists, Daniel Gross and Gary Shlling, look at the same jobs numbers and come to opposite conclusions, hoping to sell lots of books.

Labor unions, like the United Nations, are all too often judged by what they are envisioned as being — not by what they actually are or what they actually do.

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) plan to turn out millions of protesters on May Day for a "General Strike" turned out to be a general failure, attracting mostly small crowds of hardcore leftists and revolutionaries.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says spending cuts proposed by House Republicans are creating an obstacle for passage of a new farm bill.

 

Last Thursday's two-notch downgrade of Spain's sovereign debt by Standard and Poor's credit rating agency is triggering pushback at the ballot box.

 

As outrage and concern over the Federal Reserve and its embattled fiat currency continue to grow, lawmakers in Missouri are considering legislation to protect residents by making gold and silver legal tender within the state. If passed, Missouri would join the state of Utah — which adopted a similar sound-money law last year — in its efforts to expand the monetary choices available to citizens.

When the General Services Administration's Las Vegas party that cost taxpayers more than $800,000 made national news, even congressional Democrats got outraged, though they missed the point about the general inefficiency of government.

Last Thursday the Department of Labor withdrew a regulation proposed last September that would have imposed stringent rules on farm labor.

“Women drivers!” It’s a road refrain oft uttered by men. On the other hand, in this age of statistics it’s typically countered with the claim that men are actually involved in more accidents. And scientific data is very compelling. But what is the truth?

Millions of employers and health insurance policyholders will collectively receive $1.3 billion in rebates this year, as part of President Obama’s healthcare reform law, a research group reported Thursday. As the constitutionality of ObamaCare remains under contention, the White House and Democrats in Congress are touting the rebate scheme as an indication that the law is giving back to American consumers.

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