Oct 9, 2014
When most folks hear the word “crowdfunding,” they think of sites like Kickstarter and IndieGogo in which fans can fund a new project and get souvenirs such as T-shirts. These innovations should be applauded, but they only scratch the surface of what crowdfunding can do.
Oct 3, 2014
So in banking, Holder’s clear legacy is in letting fraudsters go free and rewarding destructive housing activists , while doubly punishing the true investor victims.
Sep 5, 2014
MetLife has never taken a dime in taxpayer bailouts. All it is asking for now is not a handout, but for the federal government to keep its hands off of the successful business model MetLife has utilized for decades to provide insurance to many satisfied customers.
Aug 29, 2014
Whatever Bank of America’s misdeeds, it is certainly not “appropriate” to take from the investors the government itself says were victims to give to homeowners that the government never alleges were defrauded.
Aug 19, 2014
Even the most ardent libertarian will say it’s a core function of the government to punish fraud. But for the rule of law to function, all fraud must be punished whether it is by borrowers, lenders, or those in between.
Jul 1, 2014
The groundbreaking decision Monday in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, in which the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Obamacare’s contraception mandate violates the religious freedom of two closely held corporations, will be dissected heavily for days, and studied for weeks, years, and decades.
Jun 17, 2014
Any politician supporting direct or indirect government subsidies or favoritism to certain businesses, rather than free-market policies that benefit all firms, is vulnerable to charges of cronyism that this primary shows many voters take seriously.
Jun 6, 2014
Both Maya Angelou and Herb Jeffries passed away in May.