Written by Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D.
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates recently cited an estimate that the United States accounts for nearly half of all global military spending. What he didn't mention was that since the current decade began, America's economy has fallen from roughly a third to a quarter of global ...
Written by Cliff Kincaid - AccuracyInMedia.com
Federal funding of ACORN is not just a Democratic Party or Obama Administration problem. As a chart(PDF) produced by House Republican Leader John Boehner shows, most of the federal money going to the organization was provided under President George W. Bush. This is not something that most ...
Written by TaxFoundation.org
As a Group, 70 Percent of Families Will Receive More Benefits Than They Pay in Taxes Under Obama Plan
New Tax Foundation "Fiscal Incidence" Model Measures the Income Redistribution Caused by Federal Spending As Well As Taxes
Written by Sultan Knish
There's a lot of talk about "service" these days from the government, but where public service traditionally meant the government serving the people, today it seems to mean the public serving the government. Serve.gov, rolled out by the Obama administration as part of the "United We Serve" ...
Written by TraditionalValues.org
Several Republican U.S. Representatives held a press conference Wednesday, September 16, 2009 to discuss legislative ways to reign in the power of Obama's nearly 40 czars.
Written by John Maynard Keynes
Ludwig Von Mises Institute
J.M. Keynes's Famous Foreword to the 1936 German Edition of the General Theory
Written by TheDailyBell.com
The US Securities and Exchange Commission passed rules on Thursday to tighten supervision of credit ratings agencies following a torrent of criticism over their role in the financial crisis. Credit ratings agencies, which are usually paid by the issuers they rate, came under fire during the crisis ...
Written by Nicole Gelinas
Iceland's failed banks offer the West a lesson.
Why Iceland?: How One of the World's Smallest Countries Became the Meltdown's Biggest Casualty, by Asgeir Jonsson (McGraw-Hill, 224 pp., $22.95)
Written by Yoel Guzansky
INSS Insight No. 130
In light of the redeployment of the American forces and despite the current tensions with Syria, Iraq is taking measured steps in order to reintegrate into the Arab world. In this context, Egypt recently named an ambassador to Baghdad, while Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia have ...