JFK understood that high tax rates, even on the rich, bring inequities into the nation's political economy that do not befit America's traditions.» Read More
I know that you’re deluged with people who are sure that they see what’s wrong and what should be done. As for me, I’m not remotely sure, but I’ve looked at the data and read the plans and chewed it over and (yes, I’m not ashamed to say) prayed it over.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice “brings gravitas” and would be a “qualified” vice presidential candidate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Wednesday on CNBC.
The Fed has not been particularly agile. Today’s rate cut was late and small. Really, the cut was not actually a cut at all. Bernanke had already been pumping enough money into the system to lower the rate at least to 1.5%.
There is a unique, structural imbalance in the U.S. economy, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Wednesday on CNBC.
Forget the pundits — look at what happened to the Intrade political futures market, tracing Sarah Palin withdrawal futures in real time, as Palin debated Joe Biden. They are now lower than Biden withdrawal futures. When people have their money on the line, they think a little more clearly, in my experience. Palin did well.
Expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts for annual incomes above $250,000 in a weak economy will translate to layoffs, Sen. Jim DeMint claimed Tuesday on CNBC.
A Louisiana political wag famously said “Vote for the adulterer; it’s important’. He was referring to a congressional face off between a highly corrupt machine politician, and a reformer who had once consorted with prostitutes.
I just got off the phone with Ed Lazear (Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors), and he made a good case for the severity of the crisis, esp. negative interest rate on t bills.
President Obama is presiding over an economic recovery that is “dead last in the modern era,” Texas Congressman Kevin Brady said Friday on CNBC.
Did we think that changing those rules in a flurry of legislative retribution would not have tremendously disruptive effects on those balance sheets?
Mitt Romney needs to “give people a choice” to succeed in his White House bid against President Barack Obama, former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Thursday on CNBC.
I’m sure you haven’t forgotten, but today is 9/11. Ordinary people remember even if the media elite will give this anniversary small coverage.
Chief Justice John Roberts may have switched his vote to save the Affordable Care Act last week, prompting dismay from one of the attorneys leading the challenge against the law.
There are better places to fish for explanations of the recent downturn in the market.
A day after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said he had no plans to implement provisions of the health care law.
There’s no way you get women at the top if you make ‘experience’ the summum bonum of leadership.
Hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, Rudy Giuliani said that there was the “impression” of a cover-up.
Sarah Palin is qualified because the primary traditional role of a vice presidential nominee is to help elect the top of the ticket.
Fresh off the campaign trail with Mitt Romney, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell laid out his case for why the Republican should occupy the White House next year.