America: Land of the Rich (and Their Businesses)

America: Land of the Rich (and Their Businesses)

Since its establishment over two hundred years ago, the United States has been widely regarded as a nation exceptional in its provision of liberty and opportunity—the supreme manifestation of democratic and Enlightenment ideals in the modern world. Central to these ideals is a sense of equal representation for all, a...

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Hurricane Yellen

Hurricane Yellen

There are storm clouds on the horizon for Janet Yellen, Barack Obama’s pick to replace Ben Bernanke as the Chair of the Federal Reserve, and these clouds are not Rand Paul’s latest promise to block her confirmation in his ongoing libertarian fundraiser masquerading as a crusade against the Federal Reserve....

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Aim High, Shoot Low

  Last week, in an interview for The New Republic, President Obama told reporters that he went skeet shooting “all the time” at Camp David. This statement quickly became the shot heard round the blogosphere, receiving criticism from both ends of the political spectrum. Liberals insisted that the president...

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