The U.S. Chamber of Commerce supposedly engages in political advocacy to help businesses prosper, but it would be more accurate to say that it helps “some” businesses.

The economy of Kansas is beginning to revive, thanks to tax cuts by Governor Sam Brownback. Now serious cuts in state spending are needed to complete the job.

The law of supply and demand continues to confound the experts who predicted higher — and then even higher — gas prices.

The federal government is building a National Mortgage Database that will contain vast amounts of highly personal information on individual Americans.

Freedom has suffered another blow, this time in Michigan, which has just raised its minimum wage along with its unemployment rate.

The joyous celebration by environmentalists that California's Monterey shale oil formation is presently inaccessible will likely turn out to be premature.

 

 

 

 

 

Behind the media's celebratory headlines about a victory over fracking is the plain and simple fact that this verdict was no victory over fracking.

Looking past Friday's rosy jobs report headlines from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals an economy that is far from robust.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 20 percent of American families have no working members — adding to the already disturbing news about the financial shape of families.

 

Vallejo, California, is on the verge of its second bankruptcy, primarily because of its unwillingness to negotiate its pension plans' terms.

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