Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
George Soros courageously walked into the Cato Institute on Thursday to debate some of the nation’s leading scholars of the Austrian School of economics.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is the Will Rogers of big government: She never met a tax she didn’t like. Her latest pet project is the neither nimbly nor accurately named “Let Wall Street Pay for the Restoration of Main Street Act of 2009.” The bill, introduced by Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), was referred to various House committees Friday and benefits from the cosponsorship of over 25 Congressmen.
For the so-called “old media,” it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Bilderbergers, look out, here comes another super secret meeting of billionaires predicting the future of the world’s economy.
In his speech on the economy on September 8, President Barack Obama tied our nation's fiscal recovery to the passage of three free trade agreements (FTA) currently awaiting approval. Said the president:
Infowars.com, the website founded by self-described “aggressive constitutionalist” Alex Jones, published an article by former Reagan Treasury Department official and co-author of Reaganomics, Paul Craig Roberts entitled “The Ecstasy of Empire.” With such an alluring title, it is little wonder that the article has attracted a volume of comments. Roberts brings to bear all the entries of his impressive resume in diagnosing the illness afflicting the American body politic, particularly the economic might that is its lifeblood.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s assurance that the Great Recession is over will undoubtedly convince many Americans that relief is on the way and that they can loosen their belts and get back to business.
With rampant foreclosures and declarations of bankruptcy, historic levels of money creation, a plummeting dollar, and double-digit unemployment, one would think that the already-bowing backs of the American public have borne enough of the burden of trying to pull the eonomy out of the rut of recession via more "stimulus" spending. This may seem obvious to most, but not everyone would agree.