Written by JudicialWatch.org
As the nation's most populous state begs for a an exorbitant federal handout to bail it out of a self-inflicted financial crisis, public officials spent tens of millions of tax dollars on furniture, new vehicles and frivolous conferences at luxury resorts.
Written by Warner Todd Huston
Well, with the winner of the democratic Party nomination for Lt. Gov. stepping down, one might think that the Party would give heavy weight to the other candidates that faced Scott Lee Cohen in the Lt. Gov. primary. Of course, if one thought thatone would not be remembering that Illinois is ...
Written by Adrian Day, Adrian Dayâ€™s Global Analyst/The Gold Report
Adrian Day, President of Adrian Day Asset Management, says that despite hitting yet new highs near the end of the year, there is much further to go for gold and gold stocks. In this excerpt from a recent article, Adrian reviews the resource markets and looks ahead, particularly to gold; ...
Written by http://biggovernment.com/mvadum/2010/02/07/ex-moderate-sen-kirsten-gillibrand-d-n-y-embraces-communist-van-jones/
Facing what could become a bruising primary battle, appointed U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is embracing one of President Obama's best known communist appointees, former green jobs czar Van Jones.
Written by Robert Murphy
I'm a professional economist, which means I can't just be happy when people try to help others. Instead, I feel compelled to analyze whether their altruistic actions are efficient or if they seem to be a waste of resources. In a recent flash of insight, I came up with a way to make charitable ...
Written by John Eidson
Barack Obama could go down in history as the president who saved America from the fiscal recklessness of his predecessors. Instead, he has embarked on a breathtaking spending binge that is going through staggering sums of money the country does not have to fund an endless wish-list of social ...
Written by Ellen Brown - Public-Banking.com
Rumor has it that Timothy Geithner is on his way out as Treasury Secretary, due to his involvement in the AIG scandal that is now unraveling in hearings before the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Bob Chapman writes in The International Forecaster:
Written by Daniel Greenfield
Some think that the problems with the Republican party can best be solved by striking out to create a third party. But the problems with the GOP are almost certain to be repeated in trying to create any third party. The two most basic elements a political party, structure and financing, help insure ...
Written by Ersan Bocutoglu and Aykut Ekinci
Austrian business-cycle theory (ABCT) is capable of explaining the origin of the current global crisis. Therefore, ABCT provides Austrian economists with an advantageous position, compared to the other schools, in foreseeing this crisis. See, for example, Thornton (June 2004), Karlsson (November ...