Apr 15, 2014
My neoconservative comrades are furious at Brandeis University for rescinding its honorary degree invitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
Apr 7, 2014
House Republicans are quietly moving ahead with dueling plans to replace the tax code with a simpler system. It’s a hot topic in advance of the April 15 filing deadline for individual income tax returns.
Apr 1, 2014
"Capital in the Twenty-First Century," by the French economist Thomas Piketty, is being hailed as “the most important economics book of the year — and maybe of the decade” by Nobel laureate Paul Krugman.
Mar 24, 2014
Now the Republicans are turning millionaires into punching bags, too. That’s the news emerging from a series of moves by leading Republicans.
Mar 17, 2014
It’s approaching the point where the Obama administration should just announce he’s starting an American version of royal warrants.
Mar 11, 2014
House Republicans are plotting a $1.7 billion tax increase aimed at America’s most elite colleges and universities. The tax increase is buried on page 879 of Congressman Dave Camp’s 979-page tax reform bill.
Mar 3, 2014
President Obama and congressional Democrats are pressing to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Here are nine reasons why that’s a bad idea.
Feb 24, 2014
The second-richest American, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, has given the March 17 issue of Fortune magazine an excerpt of his forthcoming annual letter to investors. The tale of two successful Buffett purchases is illuminating, but not quite in the way Mr. Buffett intends.