Economics

Young People Get A Shocking Twist After Trying To Guess Which Mansion Belongs To Which Presidential Candidate

Hillary Clinton has vowed to be a champion for “everyday Americans.” The former Secretary of State—who once described herself and husband Bill Clinton as “dead broke”—kicked off her campaign on June 13 and in her 45-minute speech on New York City’s Roosevelt Island, Clinton delivered a message similar to her initial presidential announcement. “Americans have…

Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

Should the government bail out big banks that may otherwise go bankrupt? Or should it let them go under, as it did with Lehman Brothers in 2008? Economist Nicole Gelinas, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, has the answer, and it will have big implications for policymakers when they grapple with the next economic crisis.

A Woman on the $10 Bill?

The Treasury Department announced that a woman will be featured on the $10 bill by 2020. Which woman should it be? Should it be a woman–or the best candidate? My thoughts on the issue.

The Bernie Sanders Save the Children Fund

Meet Hanna. Hanna wasn’t always hungry – but then Old Spice released its Red Zone Aqua Reef Sweat Defense Solid. Now she’s starving. “You don’t necessarily need a choice of 23 underarm spray deodorants or of 18 different pairs of sneakers when children are hungry in this country.” – Sen. Bernie Sanders

Did Obama Blame Fox News & Christians for Poverty?

Who’s most to blame for poverty in America: Fox News, or Christians? Obama joined a panel discussion on poverty at Georgetown University, and Scott Ott Thought he’d boil down the president’s 39 minutes of ideas so you can enjoy them in just three minutes. Why are the poor hardest hit by poverty? Who took all…

Coolidge: The Best President You Don’t Know

Americans today place enormous pressure on presidents to “do something”…anything, to get the economy going. There was one president, though, Calvin Coolidge, who did “nothing” — other than shrink government. What happened? America’s economy boomed. Is there a lesson to be learned? Award-winning author, historian, and biographer Amity Shlaes thinks so.