Have you noticed the unstated assumption shaping much of the reporting and commentary on the Gang of Six (Go6) plan and the Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011 (CCB) just passed by the House? Read More
There was a time not that long ago that when somebody mentioned "blue chips," it wasn't uncommon to hear the stock of The New York Times included among those of General Motors, General Electric, IBM, and so forth.
Not anymore. The American Thinker's Steve McCann recently pointed to how far the old grey lady of American journalism has fallen, based on the company's fourth-quarter 2010 earnings report. Read More
Great piece up today by Conn Carroll on the Heritage Foundation's Foundry blog that makes an obscure but extremely vital question - the president and member of Congress are just as responsible as the federal judiciary for upholding the Constitution.
How do we know that? It's right there in the oaths of office sworn by the chief executive, every senator, every representative, every member of the federal civil service and every member of the military. Read More
The year just about to end hasn’t been a great one for US banks. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has had to participate in the closure of 157 banks in 2010, out of the roughly 7,800 banks and savings associations with deposits insured through the FDIC. Read More
A recurring theme among liberals in the mainstream media, academic circles, the non-profit advocacy community and politicians on the left is the so-called "death of investigative journalism," due allegedly to the terrible economic straits in which traditional daily newspapers, news magazines, and broadcast news outlets find themselves. Read More