Barack Obama certainly knows his market. He understands that with an America so dumbed-down, and a media so prostrate before him, he can get away with lies previous presidents wouldn’t dare contemplate. And his history of using the Big Lie technique is a long one.
When President Obama announced a proposed hike in the federal minimum wage rate in his State of the Union address last week, the reaction was swift. House Speaker John Boehner spoke for most Republicans in condemning the increase (from the current $7.25 an hour to $9.00), reminding his colleagues that “when you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it.”
Congressional fiscal debates are making headlines, but in reality our representatives are unlikely to substantially cut spending — despite the harsh consequences of failing to do so.
A nation's choice between spending on military defense and spending on civilian goods has often been posed as "guns versus butter." But understanding the choices of many nations' political leaders might be helped by examining the contrast between their runaway spending on pensions while skimping on military defense.
A rebirth of East Coast refineries that utilize the oil drilling method known as “fracking” is altering the United States’ energy future.
Michigan congressman Justin Amash engaged in a successful smackdown of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney in a Tweet war February 13-14.
It was 100 years ago this month that the 16th Amendment to the Constitution officially became the law of the land. Since this is the one that authorized the federal government to implement a graduated income tax in the United States, you’ll understand why I say that February 3, 1913, was a very bad day for liberty.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for February 18-24, 2013.
Calls echo and re-echo for the government to tax the rich more, always based upon the supposition that such a tax is fair and moral. But is it really fair, moral, or just?
The announcement that Time Warner would be selling most of its magazines to another publisher is more evidence of its continuing loss of credibility in a market increasingly receiving its news and commentary from more reliable and trustworthy sources.