An op-ed piece titled “Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts” appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But who trashed liberal arts?
Archives for March 2015
Simply stated, unless the 16th Amendment is repealed and replaced with a new provision forever barring the re-imposition of any taxes on income, a VAT inevitably would be a new source of revenue and become a money machine to finance ever-larger government.
Against the background of the Obama administration’s negotiating what can turn out to be the most catastrophic international agreement in the nation’s history, to complain about protocol is to put questions of etiquette above questions of annihilation.
The National Association of Realtors reported U.S. pending home sales jumped 3.1 percent in February, easily beating Wall Street’s 0.4 percent forecast. But how much of these gains are the artificial result of increased risk and loosened lending practices?
U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February, up 0.1 percent without adjusting for inflation, as household savings hit their highest level in more than two years.
Elizabeth A. Ashack, an economist at the Labor Department, recently deleted an ignorant #BoycottIndiana tweet comparing Christians in Indiana to Nazis.
Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said at a synagogue in Franklin Lakes Sunday he has “real concerns” whether the Obama administration’s deal leaves Iran a “threshold nuclear” state.
There’s a “convergence” theory in economics that suggests, over time, “poor nations should catch up with rich nations,” but it is the exception not the norm.
This week on the Fox News Sunday panel, Carol Lee, George Will, Matt Kibbe of FreedomWorks, and former Sen. Evan Bayh debate Harry Reid’s legacy, Ted Cruz in 2016, and the rise of Iran.
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO and Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate from California in 2010, says the chance of her running for president in 2016 is “higher than 90 percent.”