Daily Data Flow: Stocks Fall Awaiting Earnings Season; Flu May Aid Drug Store Profits
U.S. stocks fell, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index down for a second straight day, as investors awaited the start of the corporate earnings season.
The Global Guru: Why I Expect Global Stock Markets to Soar in 2013
Global stock markets are the ultimate “risk on” asset. When the U.S. stock market does well, global markets tend to do even better.
Resolving our differences
A number of left-leaning celebrities, including Nathan Fillion of Firefly and several subsequent productions, became very angry at the Wendy’s restaurant chain for daring to defy ObamaCare by cutting employee hours. “I just boycotted Wendy’s,” Fillion declared on Twitter. “And | Read More »
Gossip blog publishes names of ‘a**holes’ who own guns in NYC
If you dare to exercise your constitutional right to own a gun in New York City, for personal security, hunting, training, or any reason whatsoever, you are an…
Hagel opposed abortion for rape pregnancies, because they are “rare”
Buzzfeed brings us one of the more astounding narrative implosions in recent memory, as we discover that Barack Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, former Republican senator Chuck Hagel, used to march on the wrong side of the dopey “War | Read More »
Florida professor questions the Newtown massacre
Higher education is supposed to be all about the fearless asking of questions. Unfortunately, its modern incarnation features a lot of normal students getting persecuted for asking politically incorrect but reasonable questions, coupled with some rather… eccentric people teaching classes. Along | Read More »
It’s just not a proper Arab Spring without the World Trade Center bomber
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi sat down for an interview with Wolf Blitzer of CNN in Cairo, and oh my God, this guy just will not shut up about the Blind Sheikh, Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as Osama bin Laden’s beta | Read More »
Sowell: The role of ‘educators’
John Dewey saw the role of the teacher, not as a transmitter of a society’s culture to the young, but as an agent of change — someone strategically placed.
Planned Parenthood had a great year (babies and taxpayers, not so much)
What do you get for your fungible taxpayer dollars? An array of services and 333,964 abortions in fiscal 2011 alone.
The Twitter Gulag Defense Network
Last April, I learned for the first time about the dark Twitter art of “flag spamming.” This happens when a sizable number of Twitter users gang up to falsely label a target as a source of “spam” – that is, | Read More »
Daily Archives: January 8, 2013