Written by Steven A. Camarota
The Employment Picture for Less-Educated Workers
Of the estimated 11 to 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States, seven to eight million are thought to be holding a job.1Rather than enforce immigration laws and encourage them to return home, President Obama and some in Congress have ...
Written by Murray N. Rothbard
Editor's Note: It seems this holiday season, instead of presents from Santa's sleigh, we'll be showered with dollars from Bernanke's helicopter. Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced plans to spend $45 billion a month to buy bonds, and to keep a key interest rate near zero until ...
Written by Right Side News
With nary a glimmer of hope that economic sense will supplant political expedience, Stansberry & Associates Investment Research Founder Porter Stansberry expects rampant inflation to roar in once the cost of capital rises. How is he preparing himself? Stansberry tells The Gold Reporthe ...
Written by Alison Acosta Fraser , William W. Beach and Stuart M. Butler, Ph.D.
Abstract: Unless Congress and the President act promptly and wisely, sequestration under the Budget Control Act (BCA) will undermine military readiness, and the nearly $500 billion tax increase starting on January 1, 2013, will greatly harm an already weak economy. However, this fiscal cliff can ...
Written by Right Side News
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CEI's Battered Business Bureau: The Week In Regulation
This week in the world of regulation:
Written by American Dream
A website run by the federal government (“WelcomeToUSA.gov“) encourages new immigrants to the United States to apply for welfare benefits. This website is run by the Department of Homeland Security and it says that it “is the U.S. Government’s official web portal for new immigrants.” So your tax ...
Written by JT Long of The Gold Report
Investors could be in for a bumpy ride the rest of the year as politicians navigate a difficult path toward a solution to what is being billed as the fiscal cliff of $720 billion in expiring tax cuts and mandatory spending cuts. In this interview with The Gold Report, John Mauldin, author of Thoughts ...
Written by Richard Morrison
Analysis Details What Is Expiring and Who Is Going to Be Most Impacted
Washington, D.C., November 8, 2012—Uncertainty over the expiring sections of the federal tax code known collectively as the “fiscal cliff” represents not only a threat to a prosperous and growing economy, but an abdication of ...
Written by Steven A. Camarota, Karen Zeigler
Native and Immigrant Employment Growth, 2009 to 2012
A new analysis of government data shows that two-thirds of the net increase in employment since President Obama took office has gone to immigrant workers, primarily legal immigrants. Although the level of new immigration overall has fallen, legal ...