May 17, 2013
An independent special counsel with subpoena power is the only possible solution to the IRS scandal.
May 10, 2013
At the end of the day, the battle over immigration reform is not about dollars and cents. It's about the soul of a nation.
May 3, 2013
The really good news from April's employment report is that all the pessimistic, end-of-the-world, spring-swoon forecasters were wrong. It wasn't a fabulous report. But it handily beat Wall Street expectations. Stock markets soared on the news.
Apr 15, 2013
In the last two days gold has plunged so deep that it’s being called the worst drop — at least in percentage terms — in 30 years. That brings us back to the early Reagan period, when falling gold was regarded as a good thing.
Apr 12, 2013
No matter how you slice the Obama budget pie, the inescapable fact is that the president wants to get rid of the roughly $1 trillion budget-cutting sequester and substitute in a $1 trillion-plus tax hike. In other words, more spending, more taxing. Growth-busting. The GOP should just say no.
Apr 8, 2013
Many profound and detailed admiration pieces will be written about the late Margaret Thatcher, and they’ll be much deeper than this one. But I want to get on record with my own esteem for Mrs. Thatcher, whose character, philosophy and achievements made her one of Britain’s greatest prime ministers.
Mar 28, 2013
Apropos of my column of a week ago — “Has Bernanke Gotten the Story Right?” — this week’s paltry gross domestic product (GDP) revision again backs up the actions of the Federal Reserve chairman and his market-monetarist supporters.
Mar 22, 2013
The most important point in Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s Wednesday press conference was the announcement that the Fed will adjust the amount of monthly bond purchases according to economic conditions.