A new study finds that expanding Medicaid, the primary means by which ObamaCare insures more Americans, increases the use of emergency rooms and the concomitant cost to taxpayers.

How bad are America's fiscal woes? Evaluating our taxation, budgeting, and debt by the numbers paints a very bleak picture, indeed.

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio will have difficulty in securing the required state approval for his five-year plan to increase the city income tax on residents earning more than $500,000 to finance universal early-childhood education.

Front-page editorials, disguised as news stories, have become such familiar features of the New York Times that it should have been no surprise to discover in the December 28th issue a front-page story about a professor of finance at the University of Houston who has been a paid consultant to financial enterprises.

At the stroke of midnight on December 31, 55 popular tax breaks expired, adding further uncertainty for millions of businesses and individuals across the country. 

Behind the headlines a remarkable resurgence of freedom is taking place, from fracking to Bitmessage. Expect that resurgence to continue in 2014.

Debtors' prisons in the United States have been present for years. It's just that few know about them, except the victims.

A new IRS tax regime in 2014 will be devastating for the U.S. economy, and for millions of Americans working abroad, especially those in the middle class.

Federal unemployment benefits that continue for 26 weeks after a person uses up the 26 weeks of state unemployment benefits ended Saturday, so now some 1.3 million people won’t be getting their $1,166 (on average) monthly check. By June, another 1.9 million will be cut off.

It’s no surprise that the globalist brain trust at the Council on Foreign Relations is thrilled Stanley Fischer (CFR) is set to hold the No. 2 spot at the Federal Reserve, behind top Fed designee Janet Yellen (CFR).

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