The Wall Street Journal's conclusion that Walmart's slow start at the beginning of the year was a harbinger for the balance of 2013 has just been proven premature by Walmart's remarkable year-end financial results.

President Obama, on whose watch the federal debt has grown by more than $5.9 trillion, and during whose administration America has become drearily accustomed to annual deficits measured in the trillions, is now boasting about cutting the deficit.

Calls echo and re-echo for the government to tax the rich more, always based upon the supposition that such a tax is fair and moral. But is it really fair, moral, or just?

Senator Rand Paul's introduced his National Right-to-Work Act on January 31. His legislation is well-timed, considering the shift from forced unionism states to right-to-work states accelerating around the country.

 

 

 

On its face the latest report from the Congressional Budget Office is gloomy enough, but careful sifting through it reveals excessive optimism that its predictions cannot hide: rising interest rates, increased healthcare costs thanks to ObamaCare, and the inevitable march of demographics and the aging Baby Boomers.