Advocates of Modern Monetary Theory argue that we just pay for things by printing money. Then we make debt go away.
Thanksgiving always has been a day to pause and consider our blessings as Americans, to consider what unites us, not to dwell on what divides us.
Things were different in those days. American politicians were willing to question their military commanders … a far cry from the deference shown today.
The health care sector is one industry where less meddling from a well-meaning Congress should provide a lift instead of stagnation.
I gave you my advice about this election when I said: “Throw the bums out.” When the results come in, it is doubtful my recommendation will be followed.
Trump’s comment sheds light on something I have wrote about before — that we are on the cusp of the next major recession for the global economy.
Tariffs won’t create jobs. Government mandates won’t create wealth. That means traders won’t react to new trade agreements. News reporters will.
The White House has taken a harsh stand on illegal immigration, vowing to build a wall along the Mexican border, but also to cut legal immigration by half.
People like to sue. And if you’re building up a sizeable store of wealth, you’re vulnerable. So I urge you to start protecting yourself.
If you’re a U.S. taxpayer exercising your right to run a business abroad, the new tax law means you’re in for a world of hurt.
What Trump did, and what he said, gives much more than comfort and aid to Russia, an obvious enemy of America and of freedom everywhere.
President Donald Trump said he wants to put this Midwestern company out of business. Yet, I believe we have an opportunity with this name.
As the trade war with China starts, that country is likely to lose more than the U.S. That means the trade war won’t last long.
The Fourth of July holiday should have, for each of us, a far greater meaning than fireworks, picnics and a day off work.
Trump’s attack on an important industry, like Kennedy’s, accelerated in the spring of a midterm election year. History says this could be bearish for the stock market.
Financial markets filter stories for risk. The market reaction tells us which news stories to worry about. And right now, markets are telling us to worry about Russia.
With talks of the U.S. losing in trade deals, there is a surprising victory with our southern neighbor. To understand why, we have to take a couple steps back…
Lost in the kerfuffle of Monday’s Amazon tweet by President Donald Trump was a much bigger nugget of news about the company…
The recent GOP-Trump budget-busting, debt-hiking tax law drove another nail in the coffin of the Republicans as the “conservative” party.
So you’re upset that Facebook collected data on you? The sweetest revenge isn’t deleting your account. It’s learning how to profit from the whole sorry mess.
As a witness to the 1954 shooting of five congressmen, I was shaken momentarily. Now, 64 years later, the terrible tragedy at Parkland depresses me profoundly.
A parade can be a public procession celebrating a special day or event, or it also can describe a boastful, ostentatious display of aggrandizement.
President Donald Trump may not realize it, but he may be afflicted with an inherent belief in “othering,” a sort of logic that dehumanizes or devalues opposed people.
Hypocrisy is a dominant characteristic of politics and politicians in America today. And the recent tax legislation is a sickening example.
What force galvanized that unique American unity that, with our allies, combined to defeat the Japanese and Nazi aggressors?
An awfully big antitrust trend is already in the works for Big Tech – and investors should beware of what an Amazon Antitrust fight could mean for you.
If you’re worried about your health care coverage, you need to start thinking of an alternative to insurance companies … and I know just the thing.
Perhaps you share my irritation at the anti-Christopher Columbus attacks from the political left wing in America…
The Constitution recognizes we the people as the source of all power. But after 230 years, do we still possess and benefit from those hard-won rights?
The official story is that Labor Day celebrates the contributions that workers have made to the United States. But the truth is a little darker…
Pundits warned that we shouldn’t politicize Wednesday’s shooting. But how do you depoliticize the attempted assassination of Republican lawmakers?
Some American colleges have become breeding grounds for anti-free speech and politically correct zealots, some deranged to the point of using violence.
Could our president be one of millions of badly educated students who consistently have scored poorly in both history and civics courses?
For the politicians and businesspeople who control and supply the military, the latter’s nobility is a convenient political and emotional tool.
Could we soon see “AVO lanes” and “AVO zones” — as in “autonomous vehicles only” — as the next big thing on our highways and highly congested downtowns?
Many are calling auto loans the next subprime crisis. They’re too polite to point out the cause of the problem, but I will assign blame to the responsible.
The federal deficit grew by more than 30% to $587 billion last year. While Congress is sure to pay it lip service, you should start preparing for the fallout by revisiting gold.
Friday is Inauguration Day for Donald Trump. That word, “inauguration,” comes from the Latin original, meaning a “consecration or installment under good omens.” Let’s hope so!
America is justifiably frustrated this election. Freedom appears to have taken a back seat, but each of us has the innate ability to determine our own fate — a most prized individual liberty.
The October jobs report may have given Yellen the green light for a December rate hike … well, assuming that the market doesn’t implode after the presidential election.
In better days, America’s capitalist democracy was the envy of the world. Now, however, it’s dead … and American voters are the ones who killed it.
Under the guise of asset forfeiture, DEA agents routinely spy on our travel plans so they can steal our money … all in the name of the pointless “war on drugs.”
Obama once said, “Elections have consequences.” But most Americans vote based on wish fulfillment rather than careful consideration. Be careful what you wish for.
As the presidential election draws near, Donald Trump stands a fair shot at claiming the Oval Office.But his win could spell trouble for the global economy.
In politics, we typically think fiscally conservative and tax cuts for Republicans and wasteful spending and tax hikes for Democrats. But are our assumptions true?
Reagan once said that the average age of great civilizations is 200 years. If we want to avoid that fate, our country must unite to reassert our hard-won liberty and freedom.
If Brits vote to leave the EU, the repercussions will leave behind damage and destruction … particularly in America, where the Brexit vote will plague the U.S. economy by way of the dollar.
The Panama Papers leak exposed quite a bit of personal information, much to the detriment of many legal offshore operations. Are you among those at risk? You may well be…
When it comes to the Panama Papers scandal, the media is tilting at windmills … targeting the wrong people for the wrong issues. But there are real issues here. Don’t be fooled by the smokescreen.
The last few presidents have run roughshod over our freedoms, and the incoming class of “hopefuls” offer little hope. But, in the end, it’s up to us to determine America’s future…