Written by P. David Hornik
The State Department has complained to Michael Oren, the recently appointed Israeli ambassador to the U.S., for at least the second time in recent weeks.
Written by Sultan Knish
The Town Hall meeting has long been a hallowed symbol of American democracy, as embodied in the famous Norman Rockwell painting, "Freedom of Speech" that shows a man, surrounded by his neighbors, rising to speak his mind. It is an image and idea that states forthrightly that government belongs to ...
Written by American Patrol Report
Reported from the American Patrol Report
Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN-- August 7
Get out of the way!
Barack Obama:I don't mind, by the way, being responsible. I expect to be held responsible for these issues because I'm the president. But... But -- but I don't want the folks who created the mess -- I ...
Written by Thorsten Polleit
Ludwig von Mises Institute
[This address was given at a hearing in the European Parliament, Strasbourg, France, July 14, 2009.]
The Cause of the Disaster
Are governments doing enough to fight this financial and economic crisis? Is it a good thing that central banks have cut interest rates ...
Written by John W. Whitehead
"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical....It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government."--Thomas Jefferson to James Madison (Jan. 30, 1787)
Written by TheDailyBell.com
Venturing back to a region reeling in deep unemployment, President Barack Obama's latest mission in Indiana is to show that the costly stimulus plan he lobbied for is producing tangible help - $2.4 billion in taxpayer grants to create electric cars and tens of thousands of jobs. At a ...
Written by TaxFoundation.org
Washington, DC- Canada, the Czech Republic, Korea, and Sweden all cut their corporate tax rates in 2009, distancing the United States even further from the pack with its combined federal and state rate of 39.1 percent-second only to Japan for the highest corporate tax rate among nations in the ...
Written by Scott A. Hodge and Andre Dammert
Fiscal Fact No. 184
New data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) shows that the U.S. corporate tax rate has fallen even further out of step with the rest of the industrialized world as countries such as Canada, the Czech Republic, Korea, and Sweden have cut their ...
Written by The Daily Bell
When credit is too much of a good thing ... What does credit do after it has finished the job it was designed for? The supply of credit ought to stop at funding productive activity. But the reality is different. Surplus credit fuels dangerous asset price inflation and funds profligate governments. ...