Economic Politics

Economic Politics

In the 21st century, money and politics seem to be the same thing.

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Liberal support for entitlement welfare is creating the discontent that erupted in Baltimore this week.

Deepwater Horizon on fire.

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WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 − Five years ago this month, an explosion on BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico caused...

U. S. Supreme Court building, Washington, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, April 27, 2015 – As stocks continue, incredibly, to melt up even in the face of fair-to-middling earnings reports, traders need to pay...

Trans Pacific Partnership members, 2010.

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WASHINGTON, April 26, 2015 − President Obama is on the verge of signing an historic trade agreement with 11 Pacific Rim countries, a list...

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All bets are off on a 2015 “Grexit,” according to popular UK betting site William Hill.

Earth Day flag.

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WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 – Ho-hum. It’s Earth Day today, in case you didn’t already know it. Which you wouldn’t if you didn’t switch...

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The top 1% of Americans already pay about 35% of the income taxes collected by the federal government. How much more do we want the most successful people to pay?


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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – Sources are reporting this afternoon that the Obama administration’s Department of Justice is “nearing a recommendation to block” the...

Wile E. Coyote satire.

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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – Today, at least so far, is a terrible way to end this trading week. Stocks in all sectors are...

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Its a government that spends half a trillion dollars more than it takes in, gives billions in foreign aid while children are starving domestically,

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The face-off between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao at the Wednesday news conference, with Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe looking on. Photo: HBO

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Slide show of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather from the pre-flight press conference; Join Communities Digital News Boxing Chat on Saturday night, 9pm est.