Economic Politics

Economic Politics

In the 21st century, money and politics seem to be the same thing.
Medicare: A good investment? / Picture: Images of Money, used under Flickr Creative Commons license

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WASHINGTON, February 28, 2015 — According to the Washington Post’s Catherine Rampell, everyone gets a handout from the government to pay for health care once they...

Big Bad Wolf.

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WASHINGTON, February 27, 2015 – Although it seemed like a good idea at the time, former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke’s idea that the nation...


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Yesterday, Chris Christie delivered his annual budget address to the legislature. Today, he hosted his 128th Town Hall meeting, with as much fan fare as his first.

Jay Gould cartoon in Punch.

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WASHINGTON, February 25, 2015 – Bulls hoped for another winning day on Wall Street Wednesday, hoping to build on the surprising intensity of Tuesday’s...

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An innovative network of healthcare providers, Primary Health Network is not quite a hospital and not quite an insurance plan. It is much like a “Mall for doctors.”

Oil wells.

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Petroleum is a much maligned material that is the foundation of modern prosperity.

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No economic model has any rights to exist that destroys liberty

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

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WASHINGTON, February 7, 2015 — Next month the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a challenge to the federal subsidies paid to Obamacare enrollees...

GDP Tumbles

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The latest estimates for fourth quarter GDP growth contradict President Obama's glowing economic forecast.

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The difference between the unimproved value and the improved value – is exactly what new wealth is. The chicken is worth more than the egg.