As big banks have repaid TARP loans in the past few years, it's become commonplace for government officials and certain pundits to tout the "profits" taxpayers made on the hugely controversial program.
A proposal from the Obama administration to prevent children from doing farm chores has drawn plenty of criticism from rural-district members of Congress. But now it’s attracting barbs from farm kids themselves.
The environmental agenda has been infected by extremism—it's become an economic suicide pact. And we're here to challenge it. On Earth Day, visit www.freemarketamerica.org.
The growing U.S. debt — $15.6 trillion, if you throw in Social Security and Medicare — is one reason people fear inflation and think that the monetary system is out of control. "Never in history have we run debts and deficits to this magnitude," says
Congratulations to the graduating class of 2012. We’ll be expecting you at the welfare office!
Figuring how to afford care for your confused, elderly father? That one may never cross your mind — at least, not until you need more money to care for him.
Today is far different. The Soviet Union is long gone. It will be some time, if ever, for another rival to take its place. While it took more than 15 years to repair the damage Vietnam imposed on the military (which gained redemption in the lightning
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Even before the financial crisis, Detroit was known for its undervalued real estate. Now, a bad situation is even worse.
In America today, it is not legal to bind people up with chains and force them to work for you, but that doesn’t mean that there are not millions upon millions of slaves in this country.
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign is trying to end the deficit it's running with Latino voters by stepping up its outreach efforts.
Family, kids, minivan—and drug dealing. How the recession has driven average Americans into the game.
You all know what a food desert is, right? It's a place where there aren't very many supermarkets.
General Electric reported earnings on Friday that slightly exceeded Wall Street’s expectations, while the company’s big industrial business showed evidence of solid growth.
To put this in perspective, here is a simple infographic. On top, you see the travel costs of the GSA's Vegas conference and Panetta's California trips compared to estimated revenue from the Buffett rule
“Bottom-bouncing” is the term John Williams of Shadowstats.com uses consistently to describe the true state of the economy.
Citigroup has become the first Wall Street bank to get a thumbs-down from shareholders over outsized executive pay.
The middle class in America is being systematically wiped out, and most people don’t even realize what is happening.
The 2012 presidential election is approaching, and President Obama's fate may hinge on how well the economy fares over the coming months.
The very public resignation of a Goldman Sachs executive exposes what most already new: The firm is morally bankrupt.
The same criminal mega banks that pulled off the banker bailout heist are set to run an even bigger scam.
For nearly two years, I have been warning in my articles posted on BUSINESS INSIDER that there is no housing bottom in sight. I’ve been correct.
The Obama administration wants Americans to realize what a good job they and the Bush administration did saving the economy from a second Great Depression.
First, Walker ended the unions’ automatic collection of dues from members’ paychecks, cutting off a major source of union funds. Next he required state workers to contribute a modest 5.8 percent of their salaries toward their pensions and to cover 12
Some Americans spend their tax refunds on high-tech gadgets and long-awaited vacations. Others use the cash to file for bankruptcy. More than 200,000 money-strapped households will use their tax refunds this year to pay for bankruptcy filing and lega
But does it really matter where clean energy is developed and deployed?
Do you know why oil and prices are moving sharply higher?
"In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation" - Alan Greenspan
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Stock markets have been extremely volatile this past week with concerns about Europe, China and domestic gas prices.