Chairman Burns' stonewalling to keep the Fed from being caught in the Watergate scandal was extreme undue political interference. Inspector General Mark Bialek's report bypasses this information that was made available to him.
Recent vilification of the Fed and claims that a gold standard can solve U.S. economic problems are without empirical foundation.
The latest polling coming out of key swing states shows the president with a commanding lead, but with the right strategy and by concentrating on some key areas it is still possible for Romney to win in November.
While it is a least somewhat positive that the Republicans appear not to have embraced Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich or Ron Paul, the problem is that they have instead selected a Thurston Howell III Ken doll that simply repeats Republican dogma.
The thing about this race is that victories don't tend to generate much momentum. And presidential nomination contests regularly feature "buyer's remorse."
The GOP has defined itself indelibly as the party of moneyed greed and unfettered imperialism. The Republicans are a sick joke, and their narrow ideological stupidity has left rational voters no choice in the coming presidential election but Barack Obama.
I'm going to be honest, here. I'm just as bored with the Republican nomination race as everyone else is by now. The mainstream media pundits have done a mighty job of trying to keep the excitement alive, but it's just not working anymore.
You'd think a ten-and-a-half year war would be a major issue in a presidential campaign. But our political and media establishments seem to regard being in a constant state of war as simply part of the "new normal".
If we did pick our elected officials using The Hunger Games method, it would be quicker and a lot more fun for the rest of us to watch.
Libertarians are fond of saying, "Your right to swing your fist ends where my chin begins." The idea is that the only legitimate limits on freedom of ...
I often hear people say, "I'd vote for Ron Paul if it weren't for his lack of national defense and foreign policy." I realize that people who make thi...
We aimed for a wide spectrum of opinions by people in and out of politics, on the left, on the right, cynics and optimists. What we found was a sampling of young adults who are concerned about the debt... and for a whole host of reasons.
If you don't know the difference between a socialite and socialist, you are a prime candidate for the U.S. Republican debate team.
Where were the four GOP presidential aspirants as Louisiana Republicans weighed in, as those "critical" votes were counted? I know, Louisiana was a shoe-in for Santorum, but we could have at least acted surprised.
It was the week of the Etch A Sketch, but apparently the Internet made comedy out of that so fast that there was nothing left for the late night shows...
In the wake of the Sandra Fluke vs. Rush Limbaugh media frenzy, we've begun to ask some very interesting questions. The queries popping up over the Fluke-Limbaugh controversy has brought a question to my mind: What if Sandra Fluke were a woman of color?