The Ferguson Riots Prove That America Is Still Divided Along Racial Lines

WASHINGTON – As many had predicted, the Grand Jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on his killing last August of Michael Brown, a Black teenager, sparked a...

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Sudden Vacancy At The Pentagon Highlights Policy Confusion

WASHINGTON – Former Senator Chuck Hagel, a fairly liberal Republican from Nebraska is no longer US Secretary of Defense. Several media accounts indicate that he resigned “under pressure”. Of course, the official statement...

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Despite Low Prices and Squeezed Margins, The US Shale Oil Sector Will Survive

WASHINGTON – The US shale oil and shale gas revolutions have radically transformed global energy markets. Thanks to shale, the US now produces 9 million barrels a day. However, right...

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Republicans Pledge To Fight Obama On Immigration – A Bad Idea

WASHINGTON – As expected, President Barack Obama just announced his plan to shield millions of illegal immigrants from prosecution and possible deportation. A fair estimate indicates that this executive...

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The Poor Need Opportunity, Not Redistribution

WASHINGTON – On the left, the conventional wisdom is that too many people are poor in America because a very small minority, (the 1%), gamed the system, this way...

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The Jonathan Gruber Story Will Not Go Away

WASHINGTON – The usually pro-Obama US media ignored the explosive story of MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, a highly paid consultant who helped draft the now infamous Affordable Care Act, or...

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Historic US-China Deal To Fight Global Warming?

WASHINGTON – President Obama went to Beijing and –surprise, surprise– he pulled a huge rabbit out of a hat in the form of a “historic” agreement with China committing the...

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Sudden Vacancy At The Pentagon Highlights Policy Confusion

WASHINGTON – Former Senator Chuck Hagel, a fairly liberal Republican from Nebraska is no longer US Secretary of Defense. Several media accounts indicate that he resigned “under pressure”. Of course, the official statement says that Hagel thought it was time for him to move on, after having supervised a two year transition, etc. But the consensus is that he was asked […]

The Jonathan Gruber Story Will Not Go Away

WASHINGTON – The usually pro-Obama US media ignored the explosive story of MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, a highly paid consultant who helped draft the now infamous Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Gruber was caught on camera describing at a conference the process that led to the passing of the law as a masterpiece of deception, made possible by […]