Aug 6, 2014
President Obama, as promised, is changing America. High taxes and abusive enforcement are compelling businesses and ordinary citizens to leave the country altogether.
Aug 1, 2014
The Labor Department reported the economy added only 209,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent, but that hardly tells how tough the labor market has become for ordinary folks.
Jul 30, 2014
Stocks may be near record levels but the bull market is not done. Digital technologies permit businesses to use investors' cash far more efficiently these days, and could easily push up stock prices another 25 percent.
Jul 29, 2014
The jobless rate may be down from its recession peak of 10 percent, but much of this results from adults, discouraged by the lack of decent job openings, have quit altogether. They are neither employed nor looking for work.
Jul 24, 2014
Poverty is as endemic today as it was when President Johnson inaugurated the War on Poverty, and Paul Ryan is offering sensible proposals to change things for the better.
Jul 22, 2014
The downing of Malaysia Flight 17 casts new light on just how inept and decadent the United States and Europe have become.
Jul 18, 2014
If Yellen can't run the Fed responsibly and at least acknowledge the inflation data on her desk, Congress will leash monetary policy in ways that make future crises a lot worse.
Jul 16, 2014
The economy is recovering from a harsher-than-normal winter, but the pace of growth for the balance of this year and next will not create nearly enough decent jobs for the millions unemployed and recent graduates working at venues like Starbucks.