The Case Against Democracy
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Harsanyi to talk about his book The People Have Spoken (and They Are Wrong): The Case Against Democracy, our right to vote and why some Americans may be unfit to make important decisions for the rest of us.
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Press Fact Checkers: Lemmings To Their Own Death
The press really is beclowning itself this election year. Like lemmings off a cliff, the press is running to its own ignoble death at the hands of an American public tired of spin and lies.The last forty-eight hours clearly demonstrate the American press corp and Team Obama are working hand in hand to drive a narrative designed to advance Barack Obama’s re-election. From claims of | Read More »
House Bill, by the Numbers
Total cost: $1.055 trillion New Taxes: $572 billion Cuts to Medicare: $426 billion Not included: $247 billion needed to stop Medicare payments to doctors from decreasing, pledged to be passed in a separate bill to keep this bill “revenue neutral” Pages: 1,990 The word regulation appears in the bill 181 times. The word fees appears in the bill 103 times. The word tax appears in | Read More »