Thank gridlock for economic turnaround

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The Obama Boom is finally here.

  • A Slow-Talker And A Homeless Guy Walk Into A Bar...

    A Slow-Talker And A Homeless Guy Walk Into A Bar…

    Apparently, John Kasich and Ted Cruz are at their most appealing when no one is paying attention to them, which, conveniently, is most of the time. After Cruz won cranky Wisconsin last month — only the fourth actual election he’s | Read More »

  • Wrongly Crying Foul for Political Gain

    Wrongly Crying Foul for Political Gain

    It’s one thing to be upset with the so-called Republican establishment for failing to stand up to Barack Obama and his destructive policies, but it’s another for a GOP presidential candidate to exploit that anger illegitimately against a fellow anti-establishment candidate.

  • American Workers Matter: A Chicago Wake and Wake-Up Call

    American Workers Matter: A Chicago Wake and Wake-Up Call

    Circle this date on your calendar: April 22. I’ll be in Chicago that day attending what may be a very significant milestone in American politics and domestic policy.

  • The Rule: First Candidate to 1,237 Wins

    The Rule: First Candidate to 1,237 Wins

    I have been concerned for some time that forces supporting Donald Trump have intentionally been laying the groundwork for claiming that Trump will have been cheated if he doesn’t earn the GOP nomination.

  • Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?

    Can the GOP Get Together in Cleveland?

    After winning only six delegates in Wisconsin, and with Ted Cruz poaching delegates in states he has won, like Louisiana, Donald Trump either wins on the first ballot at Cleveland, or Trump does not win.

  • Stock Markets Decouple from Oil, Manufacturing Up: Bullish Signs?

    Stock Markets Decouple from Oil, Manufacturing Up: Bullish Signs?

    Commodities rallied, Treasuries rallied and Stocks rallied all in the same week. Dividend investing expert Bryan Perry explains how to take advantage.

  • There's an air of Menace About this Campaign

    There’s an air of Menace About this Campaign

    By international and historical standards, political violence is exceedingly rare in the United States. The last serious outburst was 1968 with its bloody Democratic-convention riots. By that standard, 2016 is, as yet, tame. It may not remain so.

  • The Remarkable Investing Power of ‘Creative Destruction’

    The Remarkable Investing Power of ‘Creative Destruction’

    Global investing guru Nicholas Vardy takes a look at modern application of ‘creative destruction,’ an economic concept devised by Austrian-American economist Joseph Schumpeter.

  • What Is the Fair Share of Taxes?

    What Is the Fair Share of Taxes?

    Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with President Obama, say they want high-income earners, otherwise known as the rich, to pay their fair share of income taxes. None of these people, as well as the uninformed in the media and our campus intellectual elites, will say precisely what is the “fair share” of taxes. That is because they would look ignorant and silly, so they stick with simply saying that the rich should pay more. Let’s you and I take a peek at who pays what in federal income taxes.

  • How to Cool Down Trump

    How to Cool Down Trump

    “Hell,” said Alabama’s Democratic Gov. George Wallace before roiling the 1968 presidential race, “we got too much dignity in government now, what we need is some meanness .”