By Scott Rasmussen | 02/21/14 01:38 PM
In the 1980s, a couple of ambitious young economists thought ski lift operators weren't very smart. The economists assumed that if the business owners charged more on busy days, they could make more money. as recounted in Knowledge and the Wealth of Nations by David Warsh, the economists saw...
By David Harsanyi | 02/21/14 01:25 PM
Since its inception, the Obama administration has engaged in the deceptive routine of claiming that "economists" or "every economist" or a "consensus" among economists is in lock-step agreement over whatever policy prescription the White House happens to be peddling at the moment.
By Linda Chavez | 02/21/14 01:16 PM
It's not often that a union election makes front-page news. But last week's stunning loss by the United Auto Workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., is a seminal event in the history of the labor movement. Union membership has fallen consistently over the past 60 years, and the UAW...
By Philip Klein | 02/20/14 06:37 PM
On the night of June 5, 2012, as it became apparent that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would fend off a $22 million recall effort lodged against him, dejected MSNBC host Ed Schultz found a silver lining for liberals: “Scott Walker could very well be indicted in the coming days.”
By Byron York | 02/20/14 05:48 PM
The First Amendment says "Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…" But under the Obama administration, the Federal Communications Commission is planning to send government contractors into the nation's newsrooms to determine whether journalists are...
By David Limbaugh | 02/20/14 04:01 PM
There seems to be a common characteristic among those who follow the liberal orthodoxy, especially those in the old media. Their ideology and rabid partisanship prevent them from acknowledging, much less correcting, policy failures. My brother, Rush, expounds the "Limbaugh theorem," which...
By Thomas Sowell | 02/20/14 03:41 PM
Politics is often like war. Unfortunately, politicians, the media and the voting public seldom have the same degree of realism and discipline with which professional soldiers fight wars. You can indulge your emotions and base your decisions on wishful thinking in politics, in a way that you are...
By Mona Charen | 02/20/14 03:29 PM
Ted Cruz may be the brightest light to adorn the Republican Party in many years. So it's particularly galling to see that rather than train his fire at President Obama and the liberal machine that cocoons him, Cruz has become a one-man wrecking ball against Republicans.
By Shikha Dalmia | 02/20/14 12:21 PM
Last week, a Hindu extremist group forced Penguin to purge from India all unsold copies of University of Chicago divinity professor Wendy Doniger's The Hindus: An Alternative History. The book, it claimed, had “hurt the feelings of millions of Hindus” with its overly erotic interpretations...
By Ron Arnold | 02/20/14 12:09 PM
What is all this frantic climate change noise that's suddenly emerging from the deathbed of global warming hysteria?
By Mark Tapscott | 02/20/14 12:04 PM
It never came easy for Greg Kane. A sort of tough love was what he knew from his childhood and it defined how he saw the world and responded to it. It came from his mom.
By Larry Elder | 02/20/14 11:26 AM
Richie Incognito, an NFL Miami Dolphin, is a clubhouse bully who was suspended for traumatizing teammate Jonathan Martin. A new NFL investigative report found that Richie, a white, soon-to-be free agent veteran, abused Martin, a black player then in his rookie season.
By Steve Chapman | 02/20/14 11:22 AM
If driving a taxi in Chicago is your dream job, have I got a deal for you. You get to fight traffic, deal with drunks and deadbeats, work long hours and breathe exhaust fumes nonstop. And I can get you into it for just $360,000. That's what you can expect to pay for the city medallion required...
By David Freddoso | 02/19/14 08:40 PM
It's 2014, and we're all anti-Obamacare now - at least a little. Even party-sanctioned Democratic Super PACs are now defending their members with ads that showcase the sincerity of their frustration with Obamacare's rollout. And late last week, incumbent Senate Democrats lined up around the...
By Cal Thomas | 02/19/14 08:40 PM
Kathleen Willey is back. For people who have forgotten, she was a volunteer aide to former President Clinton who claims he sexually harassed her 20 years ago. She wrote a book about it called Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary Clinton. What, you say you didn’t read it?...
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