July 20, 2017

When Firms Pay CEOs More than Uncle Sam, The Tax System is Broken

When Firms Pay CEOs More than Uncle Sam, The Tax System is Broken Twenty-five of the 100 … [Read more...]

Rangel: Of course Biden meant slavery with his stupid “chains” comment

"You bet your ass he was." Here’s something I thought I’d never write: a moment of … [Read more...]

A Cartel of Big Banks Is Hurting the World Economy By Manipulating Derivatives

“Suspicious Cartel Agreements that Include Derivatives” The Bank of England said recently that Libor … [Read more...]

Romney: I expected to be booed by the NAACP when I mentioned ObamaCare

"I am going to give the same message to the NAACP that I give across the country." Everyone expected … [Read more...]

Romney: I expected to be booed by the NAACP when I mentioned ObamaCare

"I am going to give the same message to the NAACP that I give across the country." Everyone expected … [Read more...]

Wall Streeters Lose $2 Billion in 401(k) Bet on Own Firms

Wall Streeters Lose $2 Billion in 401(k) Bet on Own Firms Wall Street employees, who dispense … [Read more...]

I Would Have Bet Anything Against This 10 Years Ago…

I’m not kidding about this… If even ten years ago, someone would have tried to tell me … [Read more...]

Romney up 5 in Virginia?

Don't bet the farm on this one. Can Mitt Romney pull Virginia back into the GOP column in November?  … [Read more...]

PBS Frontline Investigates MF Global’s Disastrous Bet on European Debt (VIDEO)

THE LATEST Live Chat 3 p.m. ET: What Really Happened at MF Global? May 23, 2012, 10:36 am ET · by … [Read more...]

Open thread: Sunday morning talking heads

Anniversary. It’s Bin Laden week for the Obama campaign so counterterror czar John Brennan … [Read more...]

There sure are a lot of pieces out suddenly arguing for VP candidates other than Rubio

Hmmm. I’d bet cash money that it’s all just a coincidence, driven largely by … [Read more...]

Law school refuses to hire professor who embraces politics the rest of the faculty “despises”

Discrimination? Bet you can guess whether she was liberal or conservative. At the same time that … [Read more...]

NY Times | Investors Are Looking to Buy Homes by the Thousands

Investors Are Looking to Buy Homes by the Thousands RIVERSIDE, Calif. — At least 20 times a day, … [Read more...]

Nikki Haley: I wouldn’t accept the vice presidential nomination

Still a sellout? As CNN’s Candy Crowley writes today, it’s never too early for the … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson: It’d serve Denver right if Peyton Manning hurt his neck again given how they treated Tebow

Terrific. A cheery little palate cleanser via Mediaite that’s already making waves on the … [Read more...]

NY Times | Treasury Investigates Freddie Mac Investment

Treasury Investigates Freddie Mac Investment The Treasury Department is investigating a report that … [Read more...]

NY Times | Treasury Investigates Freddie Mac Investment

Treasury Investigates Freddie Mac Investment The Treasury Department is investigating a report that … [Read more...]

Huntsman’s desperate bid for relevancy

Questions. Perhaps no other oxymoron got more use in my time in New Hampshire than this: “the … [Read more...]

Romney to Gingrich: I’d rather not debate you one on one

Triple-dog dares for me, but ... Say, doesn’t this remind people of another debate challenge?  … [Read more...]

WH: You bet we’re gung-ho on that boondoggle that’s tripled in cost before it’s begun!

Consistency! The projected cost of the California high-speed rail project has tripled from the $33 … [Read more...]

Romney: You know who’s a very wealthy man? Newt Gingrich

"If you have a half a million dollar purchase from Tiffany's, you're not a middle class … [Read more...]

Romney flip-flopping on bet?

Not getting rave reviews. Is Mitt Romney trying to distance himself from his $10,000 bet challenge … [Read more...]

Debate recap and Spin Room arguments

Bad bet. Last night, I had nearly a ringside seat to the GOP debate — once removed. The media … [Read more...]

What Fundraising Matters?

The Starbucks strategy. If the establishment media is reporting on campaign fundraising, it’s … [Read more...]

Adam Levitin | Is Bank of America Gambling on Resurrection (or Is BoA Holding the US Hostage)?

Is Bank of America Gambling on Resurrection (or Is BoA Holding the US Hostage)? What would you do if … [Read more...]

Obamateurism of the Day

Hot mic, hot mess. The good news: Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy didn’t divulge any … [Read more...]

Obama administration rejects House subpoena on Solyndra

Transparency! When Barack Obama got asked about the loss of $535 million in taxpayer-guaranteed … [Read more...]

Occupy Wall Street: A taste of what’s to come if the GOP wins next year

Discontent. I planned to write about this anyway but luckily a smarter guy beat me to it. If the … [Read more...]

$200 million green-tech subsidy results in -100 jobs

Regrets. What happens when job-stimulus funds get spent on a company that reduces its workforce?  It … [Read more...]

Obama touts Solyndra as having been a “good bet” as new e-mails reveal it, er, wasn’t a good bet

"Hindsight is always 20/20." His defense, essentially, is that some loans are bound to go bust. … [Read more...]

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