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Economics - Oliver Wright

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CROSS: The IRS Does Not Back Up Their Computers

From IRS Claims to Have Lost Over 2 Years of Lerner Emails | House Committee on Ways & Means: Washington, DC – Today,…

CROSS: Obama and Benghazi Cover Up Continues

From US spy agencies heard Benghazi attackers using State Dept. cell phones to call terrorist leaders | Fox News: The terrorists who attacked…

DOLLAR: Students Defeat Teacher Unions in California

Writes Campbell Brown in A historic victory for America’s kids  – NY Daily News on the Vergara v. California decision: The case began with…

DOLLAR: OCON Student Rate of $15 a Day Now Applies to Students of All Ages!

From Objectivist Summer Conference: Due to high demand, we are expanding Young Adult pricing to include full-time students of any age. With this…

CROSS: Snowden would NOT get a fair trial

Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden would not get a fair trial – and Kerry is wrong | Comment is free | theguardian.com As Snowden told…

Government - Oliver Wright

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So just who is in charge in Barack Obama’s White House?   ABC’s Jonathan Karl on Tuesday asked White House press secretary why the letter from the White…

During the barely two minutes of coverage they allotted to a House hearing on VA scandal whistle-blowers, ABC, CBS, and NBC on Wednesday morning refused to report that…

Ronan Farrow devoted a significant portion of his July 9 show to attempting to coopt the storied heroism of Raoul Wallenberg to spin the Mexican border crisis. The…

BILL O'REILLY: Almost everywhere I went this Fourth of July weekend, people stopped me asking why the country is in such a mess. No question the folks are…

Rachel Maddow explains how N.J. governor Chris Christie waited until just before the holiday weekend to veto a gun control bill and insulted Sandy Hook families when trying…

Barack Obama is the first president to say, “we're not going to be able to burn it all.”…

QUESTION: Josh, back on the supplemental request, is the White House willing to offer any budget cuts elsewhere to offset this additional money? JOSH EARNEST, WH: Well, Jeff,…

PAT BUCHANAN: There are people all over the world that to come to the United States but as Ronald Reagan said a country that won't or can't control…

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Economics View all

CROSS: The IRS Does Not Back Up Their Computers

From IRS Claims to Have Lost Over 2 Years of Lerner Emails | House Committee on Ways & Means: Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman…

CROSS: Obama and Benghazi Cover Up Continues

From US spy agencies heard Benghazi attackers using State Dept. cell phones to call terrorist leaders | Fox News: The terrorists who attacked the U.S. consulate and CIA…

DOLLAR: Students Defeat Teacher Unions in California

Writes Campbell Brown in A historic victory for America’s kids  – NY Daily News on the Vergara v. California decision: The case began with courageous students, because they had…

DOLLAR: OCON Student Rate of $15 a Day Now Applies to Students of All Ages!

From Objectivist Summer Conference: Due to high demand, we are expanding Young Adult pricing to include full-time students of any age. With this pricing, you’ll get access to…

CROSS: Snowden would NOT get a fair trial

Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden would not get a fair trial – and Kerry is wrong | Comment is free | theguardian.com As Snowden told Brian Williams on NBC later…

DOLLAR: New Book on the Business Cycle and a Free Market in Money and Banking

Dr. Brian P. Simpson, author of Markets Don’t Fail! (Lexington Books, 2005) and an economist at National University in San Diego, CA, has written a new book on…

DOLLAR: Binswanger Torpedoes Piketty

Thomas Piketty’s latest book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” has had its fair share of criticisms.  The political right continues to bludgeon the latest critique of capitalism by challenging the…

CROSS: No Justice for Gibson Guitars

Bill Frezza revives the Gibson Guitars case in a piece published in Forbes.   The whole affair stands as an appalling example of the law run amok.  The owners believe they suffered…

Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

Speaking Truth to Monetary Power

Until Ron Paul raised the issue at the national level in 2007, the Federal Reserve System had been treated with the kind of lazy indifference or acquiescence with…

DOLLAR: Leonard Peikoff Live at OCON 2014

From OCON 2014: We’re proud to announce that our surprise event at OCON 2014 is a Q&A with Leonard Peikoff, Ayn Rand’s intellectual heir. On Monday, June 30, Dr.…

CROSS: Democratic Libya or “Scumbag Woodstock?”

Courtesy of Nick Gillespie at Reason.com: The Daily Beast‘s Eli Lake reports that Libya, the site of an American-enabled kinetic-action-lead-from-behind-super-duper NATO triumph that somehow led to U.S. Amb. Chris Stevens…

CROSS: Environmentalism’s Zero-Sum Game

CROSS: Environmentalism’s Zero-Sum Game

The Wall Street Journal published a piece by Caleb Rossiter titled, “Sacrificing Africa for Climate Change.”  The author, a self-admitted leftist, concedes that today’s environmental movement is no longer concerned…

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Obama Says Execution of Man Who Shot and Buried Teenage Girl Alive is Racist and “Deeply Troubling”

Obama Says Execution of Man Who Shot and Buried Teenage Girl Alive is Racist and “Deeply Troubling”

A foreign reporter asked Obama about the execution of Clayton Lockett who shot a teenage girl, laughed about it and buried her alive. The reporter…

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