If Arnold and the Democrats can waste state money holding failed ballot initiatives and "special elections" they can set aside a little cash for a Constitutional Convention.
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Employees are now burdened with the responsibility of planning for their own retirement since defined contribution plans became the norm.
We may use market forces for what they are good for -- setting prices - without being used by them for what they are bad for -- greed and corruption.
Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.
Financial fraud typically takes a long time to detect and yet, paradoxically, the tell-tale signs are (almost) always in plain sight.
Today is tax day, but, as Leona Helmsley wisely noted, "Only the little people pay taxes."
The "nation of whiners" comment during the campaign was a sideshow compared with the serious charges now swirling around UBS, charges that may finally prove to be Phil Gramm's undoing.
TV ratings don't accurately measure the size the audience. It doesn't matter.
"Toxic assets" are two words that don't belong together in the English language. The meaning of one cancels out the meaning of the other.
It's admirable that our leaders now want to be frugal with our money but let's remember what the taxpayers themselves have been buying with money not rendered unto Uncle Sam.
While we read about Blagojevich's hairbrush and the $1,400 trashcan purchased by Merrill Lynch's CEO, the Dow saw "its worst performance ever" posting its worst January in its 113 year history.
There has been a long and irreversible trend toward small, entrepreneurial businesses, located far from money centers. Instead, Washington keeps throwing money at these "too big to fail" money losers.
Don't let them tell you this economic meltdown is a complicated mess. It's not. Our national financial crisis is readily understood by anyone who has seen greed and hypocrisy.
Despite political pressure, investor protection cannot come at the cost of impeding needed capital formation.
The $50-billion fraud, allegedly perpetrated by New York's Bernie Madoff, is a predictable outcome following the collapse of a speculative bubble. Big bubbles attract bigger crooks.
While investors express dismay and shock about Bernard Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi scheme, nothing about the affair is even slightly surprising. The s...
Society does not work when it takes for granted the system's corruptibility. Make laws to protect society and expect them to be enforced.
In the end, the shame of Vice President Dick Cheney was total: unmitigated by any notion of a graceful departure, let alone the slightest obligation of honest accounting.
If only Horatio Alger had been around today instead of the 19th century, so he could write new stories about how hard work is all it takes to make your fortune. He would have so much material.
President Bush and his henchmen are working overtime to ensure that the full extent of damage inflicted upon detainees never sees the light of day.
The world is still stunned by the brazen scam run by Bernie Madoff. Although there's some gallows humor about the debacle--mostly along the lines of "...
An excerpt from Dick Cheney's Diary: We turned around and I was back in my bedroom at stately Cheney Manor. "Ronnie? Mr. President?" I whispered, but he was gone.
Long gone from Southern California Edison, John Bryson's ascent to head the Department of Energy would send a disastrous signal to those who are committed to a post fossil/nuclear future.
As it becomes more clear that Democrats will be in charge, I believe the market is reacting to what it sees as a looming anti-business environment.
Many Americans still believe in the myth of the always perfect free market, in the face of irrefutable, worldwide evidence that there are times when it completely fails.
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