When do government price controls, which are meant to help consumers, hurt consumers? Whenever they are in effect.
If the continued existence of mathematics depended on the ability of the Republicans to defend the proposition that two plus two equals four, that would probably mean the end of mathematics and of all the things that require mathematics.
The Obama administration’s plan is to make the government "shutdown" as painful, inconvenient, and offensive for ordinary Americans as possible.
President Obama has claimed that America is well on its way to economic recovery, but if job figures, incomes, inflation, and debt are any indication, he’s wrong.
The pace of federal regulations has slowed dramatically as the government shutdown has forced agencies to furlough many of their employees.
Despite the so-called shutdown, President Obama is pushing for a quick wrap-up of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.
A poorly researched and documented report by the U.S. Treasury on the hazards of a default was picked up uncritically by members of the media who should know better.
The White House lackeys made a serious mistake, however, when they tried to keep some World War II veterans from visiting a memorial in their honor.
Even in the event of a pending default, the Treasury will not be selling any of its gold reserves to pay the government’s bills.
“We got our mops and our brooms out here and were cleaning stuff out and they're sitting there saying, ‘Hold the broom better, that's not how you mop,’ ” claimed Obama in 2010, mocking those who questioned his stimulus-based approach and redistributionist ideology for economic recovery. “Don't tell me how to mop! Pick up a mop!”
Well, it's more than three years since Obama said those words and here's what he's saying now: “The average American earns less than he or she did in 1999,” he declared last month at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill.