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Archive of posts published in the tag: Investors Business Daily

The Real Scandal of Hillary’s Server

from Investor’s Business Daily, Clinton Email Scandal: How A Biased Press Tried To Ignore It: The FBI now has 147 agents chasing down leads. A key person involved in the scandal has been granted immunity. Hillary Clinton — who has already…

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Wal Mart’s Limit

From Jed Graham at Investor’s Business Daily,  Why Wal-Mart’s Shrinking Profit Should Scare Liberals: Wal-Mart’s second profit warning in two months should be a wake-up call for the political left. If America’s largest private employer is struggling with its own…

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Economic Ambitions Exceed Our Powers

How Can The Middle Class Be Saved? It’s Not An Easy Job– by Robert Samuelson in Investor’s Business Daily Excerpt: History teaches us that we have less control over our economic destiny than is often assumed. At every juncture in…

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A Portion of Keynes

  I have often wondered if Keynes would recognize the policies that are often carried out in his name.  Art Laffer and Kenneth Peterson addressed this question in The Investor’s Business Daily  in Obama Tax Hikes, Aimless Spending Ignore Keynes:…

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The Warmest Year Ever? Maybe not…

from Investor’s Business Daily, Is 2014 The Hottest Year Ever? Satellites Say No: ‘For the third time in a decade,” shouted the AP, “the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday.” The Washington Post reported…

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Fighting the Wrong Enemy

from John McCain’s Wacko “Ethnic Cleansing” of Tea Party in Investor’s Business Daily McCain apparently has forgotten that, two years after he snatched defeat from the jaws of victory when his “next in line” establishment candidacy sputtered into oblivion (like…

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The True Party of the Wealthy

From Investor’s Business Daily, Party Of The Rich? Not The One Most Think It Is Excerpts: What’s more, “the two biggest super PACs of 2014,” the “Senate Majority PAC and House Majority PAC,” were both backed by Democrats. The AP,…

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Cherry Picking Reality

from What’s The Matter With Paul Krugman? by Steve Moore in The Investor’s Business Daily Excerpts: Krugman resorts to a line of argumentation that is all too typical of liberals: Cherry-picking a few events — the occasional high-tax state that…

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Kurdish Success

Victor Davis Hanson writes in Investment Business Daily, Revisionists Have A Field Day On Why We Invaded Iraq. Excerpt:  Prior to our invasion, the Kurds were a persecuted people who had been gassed, slaughtered and robbed of all rights by Saddam.…

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The Election is Over, the Results are In

from Investor’s Business Daily George Will writes 2014 College Grads Voted Obama And Now Suffer For It Excerpts: Ronald Reagan lightened the weight of government as measured by taxation and regulation. Obama has done the opposite. According to the annual…

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The Need to Validate the Models

from Investors Business Daily, Democrats, NASA Scientists And Global Warming: Rather than bash deniers, or fence them into some lepers ghetto as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Virgin CEO Richard Branson seem to want, the senators should have invited the…

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The Cost of Acting without Understanding

From Investor’s Business Daily Why Do The Uninsured Hate ObamaCare? Incredibly, more than twice as many uninsured say they’re worse off because of ObamaCare than say it’s helped. What’s more, just 7% of the uninsured say they tried to get coverage through…

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A Vacuum in Leadership

When there is so much coverage on the NSA and IRS abuses I think it is smarter to wait a while to let the facts settle.  What I think I see is a daily outrage from the bloggers on the…

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Observations 2013 03 06

Some Observations: I saw a Foxnews story that the sales of very high end luxury cars is booming.  I have stated that high estate taxes encourages conspicuous consumption.  If you are going to give a large portion of your accumulated wealth away,…

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A Bad Diagnosis

Obama’s Re-Election Case Rests On 5 Phony Claims In Investor’s Business Daily by John Merline HKO summary: Bush’s tax cuts and deregulation caused the financial collapse. Obama stopped a second Great Depression. Obama’s policies are working. A slow recovery was inevitable. Nobody could…

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Righteousness and Reality

Robert Samuelson write in Investor’s Business Daily On This July 4, Americans’ Love Of Country Divides Us 7/3/12. Excerpt: Our national debates now transcend disagreements over this or that spending program or tax and have become — in the minds…

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Progressive Realities

Walter Williams writes in Investor’s Business Daily Many Who Portray Themselves As Part Of The 99% Live Like The 1%, 5/2/12 Excerpt: Last week, MSN Money posted a report titled “The richest counties in America.” According to the report, residents…

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Capital Sense

The J.P. Morgan loss is a non story.  It is not illegal to lose money. The loss was born by the shareholders, as it should be and they – not the regulators – should hold Morgan and Jamie Dimon accountable. Robert Samuelson…

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Preparing for the Next Crisis

Nicole Gelinas writes in Investor’s Business Daily The Four Lessons Of Dodd-Frank We Need To Learn 3/26/12. Excerpt: Regulators should require financial firms — banks or not — to hold a consistent amount of capital behind their investments. It’s not…

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Will the Fairness Ruse Backfire?

I confess that the incomes of the super rich is astounding.  By super rich I mean those with consistent salaries and incomes above $5,000,000 per year and liquid assets of at least $50,000,000.  My blog- my definition. It is easy…

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