Written by Jonathan M. Finegold Catalan
[Based on the notes for a lecture given by the author to Young Americans for Liberty at the University of California, San Diego on May 4, 2010.]
Written by Dave Levinthal
Your daily dose of news and tidbits from the world of money in politics:
Nearly 160 federally registered lobbyists have collectively raised about $9 million during the past year for federal parties and candidates, the Washington Post's Dan Eggen reports in his paper's Sunday ...
Written by Stan Sorscher
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A review of Ian Fletcher's book by Stan Sorscher, Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace
Trade is good; all trade is good; more trade is better than less trade; maximum possible trade. This rhetorical progression has propelled policy discussion ...
Written by William Ahern
Special Report No. 179
The scheduled but nevertheless unexpected repeal of the federal estate tax in 2010 and the prospect of its reinstatement in 2011 bring debate over the estate tax, or "death tax," to the fore again.
Written by Michael Beckel
Senators who voted against the sweeping financial regulatory reform bill Thursday have received about 16 percent more money from the finance, insurance and real estate sector over their careers than senators who supported the measure, according to a Center for Responsive Politics analysis.
Written by Brian Sylvester and Karen Roche of The Gold Report
In this exclusive and revealing interview with The Gold Report, Mackie Research Capital's Barry Allan, always among Canada's top-ranked mining analysts, says the European currency crisis and crippling debt problems will push gold-and the U.S. dollar-higher throughout the rest of 2010. But gold and ...
Written by Matthew Vadum - NewsRealBlog.com
Lobbyists for ACORN's largest and best-funded affiliate, ACORN Housing, which recently changed its name to Affordable Housing Centers of America, disclosed in a lobbying reporting formthat they have been lobbying a federal agency that is reportedly probing ACORN Housing. Among ACORN affiliates, ...
Written by Ellen Brown
Last week, Goldman Sachs was on the congressional hot seat, grilled for fraud in its sale of complicated financial products called "synthetic CDOs." This week the heat was off, as all eyes turned to the attack of the shorts on Greek sovereign debt and the dire threat of a sovereign Greek default. ...
Written by Ellis Martin and Karen Roche of The Gold Report
ShadowStats' John Williams has done his math and believes his numbers tell the truth. He explains why the U.S. is in a depression and why a "Hyper-Inflationary Great Depression" is now unavoidable. John also shares why he selects gold as a metal for asset conversion in this exclusive interview with ...