Obama wants short-term fix on sequester
The president called on Congress to pass a quick-fix solution.
Daily Data Flow: Stocks Rise as Dell Goes Private; Another Housing Bubble?; Nikkei Snaps Five-Day Streak
After yesterday’s tumble, U.S. stocks began climbing again today amid strong earnings and the news that Dell has decided to be taken private in the largest post-financial crisis leveraged buyout.
Eric Cantor: ‘Making Life Work’
Remarks delivered at American Enterprise Institute For Public Policy Research on February 05, 2013. Thank you Arthur. Arthur, you’ve been an inspiration for me, and so many of my colleagues. The work of Arthur and his colleagues at AEI has demonstrated | Read More »
Cantor calls for real policies for real Americans
“Make Life Work for More People”
CBO Outlook: Apocalypse soon
Headed in the right direction?
Barack Obama, kicker of cans
When both Fox News and the Washington Post describe the latest Obama “press availability” as an exercise in “kicking the can down the road,” you know it must have been pretty bad. Granted, the Post article was originally penned before the presser and then | Read More »
Walsh to start new PAC to challenge Rove
New PAC will challenge Rove’s Conservative Victory Fund.
The Global Guru: Is This Your #1 Investment between Now and 2018?
Value-investing legend Jeremy Grantham’s investment team and his firm GMO recently offered predictions on the performance of various asset classes over the next seven years. You may be surprised to learn that timber was #1 on that list.
Plan X: Obama gets nervous about sequestration
I had some fun comparing House Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” fiscal cliff proposal to the epic movie disaster “Plan 9 From Outer Space.” But what are we to make of “Plan X?” That’s Washington Examiner senior editorialist Philip Klein’s term for | Read More »
Mental illness, gun control, and murder
Writing at the Wall Street Journal today, Dr. E. Fuller Torrey provides a brief summary of the themes explored in his forthcoming book, American Psychosis: How the Federal Government Destroyed the Mental Illness Treatment System: On Feb. 5, 1963, 50 years ago this | Read More »
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