By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 09/17/13 01:19 PM
Now that Harvard professor Larry Summers has taken himself out of the running for chairman of the Federal Reserve, all eyes are on Fed Vice Chairman Janet Yellen, the current favorite. With her appointment, President Obama could congratulate himself on appointing the first female Fed...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 09/10/13 06:15 PM
As Washington waits to see if Russian President Vladimir Putin can cobble together a deal that will save members of Congress from having to vote on military action in Syria, the question is: Why now? Why is Syria hitting the headlines in September when Syrian president Bashar Assad has been...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 09/04/13 05:00 AM
This week Charles Lollar, an African-American businessman, former U.S. Marine, and former Charles County Republican Party chairman, announces his candidacy for governor of Maryland in a statewide bus tour.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 08/27/13 03:00 PM
There is nothing like the beauty of the Massachusetts coastline of Gloucester, incorporated in 1642, north of Boston. But marring the skyline are three huge windmills that tower above the Gloucester harbor and beach.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 08/13/13 05:35 PM
Unsure of where to go for dinner tonight? Don't consult the ROC United Diners Guide, the latest attempt by the Restaurant Opportunities Center to pressure restaurants into raising the minimum wage of $7.25 to a higher "living wage," ranging from $10 to $15 an hour.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 08/06/13 01:25 PM
Fast-food worker Terrance Wise is 34, homeless, with three daughters, and has worked for fast-food restaurants for 18 years. He also has a publicist, Daniel Massey.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 07/30/13 06:50 PM
President Obama visited Chattanooga, Tenn., on Tuesday for another in his series of speeches to fix the economy. Obama is traveling the country, with stops in Illinois, Florida and now Tennessee, to make yet another case for government spending, which he calls "investment." Alternately...
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 07/16/13 01:35 PM
District of Columbia City Council members have approved "living wage" legislation that is motivated not by care for low-income D.C. residents but by animus towards Wal-Mart, particularly from unions.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 07/09/13 05:56 PM
After Saturday's tragedy in Lac-Mgantic, Canada, it's time to reconsider approval of new pipeline construction, including TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport Canadian oil to U.S. refiners on the Gulf of Mexico.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth | 07/03/13 09:25 AM
The bureaucratic wage provisions in the Senate's immigration bill encourage illegal immigration by setting wages for immigrants above their true wage.
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