By Petrarch | Jun 2, 2008 | 4
Our bureaucrats are not morons; quite the contrary.
By Petrarch | May 30, 2008 | 6
Barack Obama has the wrong catchphrase.
By Petrarch | May 15, 2008 | 9
Any financial adviser will tell you to keep two months' salary in the bank in case of an unforeseen disaster. Shouldn't the country?
By Petrarch | May 2, 2008 | 6
Hillary and Obama might just as well walk down the street throwing rocks into people's living rooms.
By Petrarch | Apr 30, 2008 | 2
More people expect to see E.T. round the corner than their Social Security check in the mailbox 40 years from now.
By Petrarch | Apr 17, 2008 | 2
Many religious leaders and, more sporadically, the government have tried for a long time to stem the tide of divorce, without any success. Maybe it's time to let private industry, and the Invisible Hand, have a go at it.
By Demosthenes | Apr 14, 2008 | 2
If you aren't quite sure just what you want, they can't really help.
By Petrarch | Apr 10, 2008 | 10
So four out of five Americans think we are heading in the wrong direction as a country?
By Petrarch | Mar 27, 2008 | 4
"It is not the duty of government to bail out and reward those who act irresponsibly, whether they are big banks or small borrowers."
By Bastiat | Mar 17, 2008 | 5
Like all corporate taxes, the cost of import duties will simply be passed on to the consumer.