Not sharing the late Isaac Asimov's basically Progressive-era statistical beliefs concerning human behavior in the aggregate--multiplying variables does not make them easier to sort out--I draw absolutely no conclusions whatever from yesterday's ev
Mention "free-market economics" to a member of the lay public and chances are that if he has heard the term at all, he identifies it completely with the name Milton Friedman.
"When I ran for a seat in the US Congress in 1994, I was very aggressive in demanding that we go after the FDA as a rogue criminal agency.
Here it is! The straight up skinny!
I was asked this morning if I watched the Iowa Caucus, whatever dog-and-pony show that was in our political process.
You may know the alarming statistics and trends stemming from the War on American Boys and Men, but let's review them again
Slate, a once-semi-readable website, published a 2,925-word tome on Tuesday by a guy who is really sad because he managed rack up $200,000 in student loan debt by getting a useless degree at a fancypants private college and then, by borrowing more ca
The Oregon tragi-comedy has left one dead, one injured, six arrested, some guys in Michigan trying to fix a water system with their guns, and millions of Americans deprived of intelligent television content for weeks.
A handful of industries are those "love to hate" types of businesses, such as cable-television companies and Internet service providers.
Warns China Will Have A Hard-Landing, Says "Fed Hike Was A Mistake"
LONDON - Whew! The Dow shot up yesterday morning and fell in the afternoon. Not a good sign.
So says a certain stock-valuation analysis
Here are two factual cases involving two separate countries. The cases both begin similarly but have drastically different endings.
Cruz shifts on Edward Snowden ... Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz ... said National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is a "traitor" who should be "tried for treason," shifting away from the praise he expressed for Snowden in 2013.
Matthew Weaver of the Guardian reports retired MIT linguist Noam Chomsky's reply to a personal attack by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan.
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This has been the most dramatic week in US/Iranian relations since 1979.
TN Note: The author states: "In the war against climate change, powerful technocrats will be far more consequential than energy-sector technologists… What Gates and others are advocating for is not so much a technological revolution as a technocr
Streamed live on Jan 7, 2016 The media and various interest groups are framing the Oregon standoff as a simple matter of an armed militia challenging the government. This is unfortunate, as the real issue is that of federal government over-reach and
As everyone knows, Peter Schiff is a regular guest on many of the major business news networks.
I have been observing events with the Hammond case and the occupation of the wildlife complex in Malheur
U.S. President Barack Obama is not just the world's best gun salesman, he's also the world's worst gun control spokesperson.
Strategy of Exit...
From an escalating crisis in Saudi/Iranian relations to crashing markets in China, the prospects for peace and prosperity in the new year seem dim.
After the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989 and the death of the Soviet Union was confirmed two years later when Boris Yeltsin courageously stood down the red army tanks in front of Moscow's White House, a dark era in human history came to an end.
A heartless Conservative Government was elected, Labour was defeated in Scotland and the rise of ISIS has been remorseless ... Yet there are still some hopeful signs for the year ahead.
President Barack Obama has admitted that a "pretty sizeable percentage" of world leaders are "out of their minds". The President made the admission to Jerry Seinfeld for an episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.
The seizure of political and economic power by corporations is unassailable. Who funds and manages our elections? Who writes our legislation and laws?
I am penning my seventh "Year in Review.