The author advises millennials to buck up, pursue an education, and stay confident in themselves.
The First Lady's graduation speech at Bowie State University should be read by all.
The three scandals are ruining the Obama presidency.
Obama has a flawless record closing the deal during his election campaigns. But that’s where Obama’s stellar record as a closer ends.
A new test for prostate cancer can tell patients whether or not their case is deadly, potentially saving thousands of men from unnecesary and stressful surgery.
A major theme of the TV show is loyalty to others.
The full story on the Most Interesting Man In The World.
In the wake of the Boston bombings, how can we increase our efforts to fight terrorism? We must defend ourselves and our way of life without apology.
The Boston bombing could potentially derail the little progress made on issues ranging from immigration reform to gun control. Here's how.
If laws target “too big to fail” banks, regulations and capital requirements will hurt bank profits and their ability to raise more capital to fund American commerce.
Critics claim that the Federal Reserve is a shadowy, out-of-touch institution which supports corrupt big banks. Actually, it's a pillar of stability for the American economy.
Commentators continue to send in new Dos Equis, "the most interesting man in the world," quotes. To honor new these contributors, I offer 23 more quotes.
Good news is starting to outweigh the bad in the U.S. Here are some reasons why we should be optimistic about the future of our country.
Some argue that striking down DOMA or Prop 8 in the courts would be too jarring for the American people to accept. But equal rights for LGBT Americans is much more important.
As we approach the Supreme Court hearings on Prop 8 and DOMA, it's important to realize that gays have a right to love whoever they want.
A unique term would free the president from political pressures, making him or her more effective at executing the job she or he is elected to get done.
Today's GOP, much like the undead, can only moan and shamble towards its inevitable demise. Unless it revives itself by compromising on key issues, it can't win in 2016.
The golden days of flying in the 1970s are long gone, replaced by a nightmare of security checks, poor service, and fees.
Current economic policy is seeing spending on entitlements spiral out of control. Millennials need to support deficit reduction now, rather than later.
There are six critical economic and political developments that could send the stock market crashing in the next few months.
Following former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason's resignation/termination, corporate chief executives' performances are undergoing even greater scrutiny. Here's 1o areas where the pressure is on.
Jonathan Montanez famously passed the ball to mentally handicapped opponent Mitchell Marcus, who made a basket. Athletes should follow the generous teen's lead and show more compassion.
The pope's departure is yet another reminder that the Catholic Church's image couldn't be worse. Here are six issues negatively impacting the religion.
I watched the entire Oscars program on Sunday night, and on Monday morning I feel ashamed that I did. Here are 7 reasons why.
The goal of the new OFA group is to support Obama’s second-term policies, including curbing gun control and overhauling immigration. There is no precedent for this presidential lobbying power.
The sequestration is upon us and Washington is not making any progress. A new grand plan including revenue-producing proposals and large spending cuts is necessary.
Should we keep producing geriatric drugs that extend lives of terminally ill patients, even if the result is a living hell for the afflicted and their families, or let people die as they wish?
Yoga can be a major stress reliever and increase flexibility, but can also put the health of practitioners at stake.
Obama's address contained too much of the same attitude, false promises, and rhetoric of the past.
The company is making progress, especially in terms of its mobile business.
Facebook (FB) stock is riding a roller coaster and its prospects don't appear to be materially improving. There are 3 things in particular you should watch out for.
Pre-earnings Facebook stock is stable, but there are some concerns. Major investors on Tuesday sought to offset those concerns by pointing to FB's growing advertising arm.
In his article "Hillary's Farewell Act" journalist Michael Goodwin lambasts both Hillary Clinton and President Obama; asking, are we naively prioritizing sex and race when it comes to politics?
The world is waiting to be led by millennials. Now that some of your have blown past 30, you are about ready to jump into the fight.
With job opportunities for millennials slim, and unemployed millennials unable to get a firm foothold in the market, could this generation fail to reach the peaks of income?
An economic recovery in the U.S. that will make a meaningful dent in the deficit has never happened before. And here's why it probably never will.
Phil Mickelson, the professional golfer, is fretting about the increase in his tax rates. Does his concern foretell future actions by wealthy individuals to cut back?
To restore his reputation and cement his legacy, Obama must address these 11 issues in his second term, which range from decreasing spending to implementing comprehensive gay rights.
There are 10 clear policy areas the leaders of tomorrow should focus on. Solving these problems will undoubtedly made the U.S. stronger.
Once again, FB has disappointed investors with a "private search" function that, while cool, doesn't promise new revenue anytime soon.
Amid all the debt ceiling noise, few seem to realize that the Treasury will still be able to pay the nation's debts, regardless of congressional (in)action.
Millennials seem to share a number of negative attitudes about the U.S. If you hate the country so much, why don't you leave it?
In December, workers 20-24 years old had difficulty finding jobs and their unemployment rate jumped from 12.6% to 13.7%. Why are millennials still struggling in this economy?
His charm is so contagious, vaccines have been created for it. Years ago, he built a city out of blocks — today 600,000 people live and work there. He is the most interesting man in the world.
From economic issues to partisan problems, American society faces distinct threats to its well-being.
Moving out of defensive assets such as Treasuries and cash into a diversified stock portfolio would be a logical choice at this time.
The fiscal cliff negotiations did not do a damn thing to ameliorate the debt crisis.
The fiscal cliff deal passed in the House on Tuesday night really only sets the stage for a number of mini-fiscal cliff moments over the next couple of months.
Not addressed is the debt ceiling, which will be a monstrous issue in February, and the sequestration, which will occur in two months.
Those looking to invest in 2013 should appraise the most successful companies from a stock appreciation perspective as well the current stock environment, and consider these 10 companies.
A guide to the big tax increases that will be imposed upon Americans if Congress fails to prevent the U.S. from heading over the fiscal cliff.
There are a number of major groups that are dependent on higher stock prices. Here's why the stock market is so important.
The ultimate solution to the country’s financial woes is a balance between revenues and spending cuts.
An inability to negotiate a deal that includes tax increases and entitlement reform (now) is the real reason why our government cannot make a grand bargain.
Millennials are going to inherit the national debt. They should be actively fighting for a reduction in spending by taking an interest in the fiscal cliff negotiations.
Paul Krugman's latest Op-Ed misses key details on the deficit.
Mass shootings follow a pattern. Since 1996, most mass shooters have been 1) white males, 2) young, 3) living in suburban places, and 4) coming from a broken household.
Thanks to the generous of the attendees and those watching at home, tends of millions of dollars were raised last night for people displaced by Hurricane Sandy.
Democrats and Republicans are engaged in a game of chicken with the highest stakes imaginable. This is the current state of the fiscal crisis negotiations, and this how it will probably end.
Despite what the 'New York Times' says, the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary concert is drop-everything amazing. The recent Stones concert at the Barclays Center was just as good as Chicago 1969.
Why would Obama care where revenues come from, so long as they are received exclusively from wealthy Americans? Well, he shouldn’t.
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren will likely serve on the Senate Banking Committee, where she can advance her highly progressive pro-consumer, anti-business views.
In the back and forth fiscal cliff negotiations, tax benefits can help afford legislators to make a grand bargain. Here's how.
The rich are already paying more than enough in taxes. Any proposed tax increases on the wealthy would be unfair, and here's why.
Here's how to nail parenthood, when the time is right of course.
Rubio, Christie, and Ryan will be busy during the next four years with their day jobs, and must contend with reelection campaigns. Bush can dedicate all of their time to bu
Here are some key points to help understand the fiscal cliff. Firstly, though, the president is not as strong as he thinks. The House and/or the Senate can foil his plans.
If the fiscal cliff is to be avoided, Obama must stop engaging in class warfare.
SAC Capital Advisors former employee Matthew Martoma has been tied to a huge insider trading scandal. But the confusion about what is "inside information" puts a shadow over the allegations.
The war between the classes is becoming more likely, as Obama and liberals fan the flames of discontent.
Our country is being held hostage by stubborn old men and women who are prepared to flush our economy down the toilet if they do not have their way.
Liberals need to stop demonizing those who they want to pay more in taxes.
One hundred percent of Americans should contribute something to reduce the deficit and/or to improve the country.
The former CIA director's testimony on Capitol Hill contradicts the administration's earlier claim that the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi was a spontaneous event caused by an anti-Islam video.
The GOP has lost its way by kowtowing to the most radical elements in its ranks. They made it impossible for Mitt Romney to unseat a very beatable incumbent.
After mocking Mitt Romney’s proposal to decrease tax benefits to the rich in lieu of increasing their income tax rates, Democrats now see the light.
Mitt Romney had a lot going against him in the presidential race. Here are the top three reasons why Republicans could not have won the 2012 election.
Seemingly everyone agrees that the Democratic and Republican parties are out of touch with the American people. It's time for a new, more Centrist Party.
Partisan fighting and obstructionism are ruining the country. Here are five ways liberals and conservatives can work together immediately.
In his second term, Obama will have to table his left-wing agenda if he hopes to get anything accomplished.
In New York City, there were massive problems already at 6 am at the polling place.
If you're heading to the voting booth and still undecided about whether to once again vote for Mitt Romney, consider these six points.
The 2012 presidential campaign has proven that Obama is "The Mudslinger-in-Chief."
34 problems that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will have to overcome to win the election on Tuesday.
Keynesian Paul Krugman says Obama should be reelected, even if it means a continued gridlocked government.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, we can't forget that Obama's visit to New Jersey with Chris Christie was highly politically motivated
Mitt Romney represents the last chance to retain the current political landscape.
The latest presidential polls show Romney is definitely ahead in the popular vote according to every pollster, although his lead is usually within the margin of error.
When Americans head to the polls next Tuesday, they should keep in mind these 10 important features of any successful government.
After all the campaign promises and vicious attacks, the political future of America can be distilled down to one important issue: partisanship.
Facebook (FB) employees holding 225 million shares of restricted stock will be $5.2 billion richer in a few days.
FB’s problem, along with other Internet companies, is that the small screen of a cellphone “poses design challenges” for where and how to place ads. Are they turning a corner?
The principal concern is that neither candidate has been specific, nor has either referred to the numbers to make his case.
A quick glance at Romney's background is the only proof we need that he is the best man for the job.
Are we trying to put the best thespian, the best orator or the best smile into the White House? Or, are we going to elect the most capable person to lead us?
Given that the Budget Control Act of 2011 takes effect on December 31, 2012, before the newly elected president’s term begins, it is imperative that Congress begins deliberations immediately.
If a firm earns large profits, it rewards its employees with bonuses. There is nothing sinister or conspiratorial about the system.
Obama's policies in everything from health care, to foreign policy, to education will seriously impact millennials for years to come.
Big Bird and the Sesame Street franchise are extraordinarily profitable. They earned $211 million between 2003 and 2006.
10 significant dangers and landmines on the horizon that may very well disrupt our lives in the coming days and months.
The response to COO Sandberg was tepid as the stock was unchanged in after-hour trading. The stock closed Tuesday at $22, down from the $38 offering price.
Romney needs to be relentless, just shy of ruthless, as he addresses the over-exaggerated achievements of Obama.
BofA will pay $2.43 billion to its shareholders who claimed that the bank “made false or misleading statements about both companies’ financial health.”
The position of President of the United States is the most difficult job in the country. Frankly, I’m not sure why anyone would want the job.
If Romney gave this economic speech, people would actually rally behind him.
The elections are fraught with lies and decent financed by campaign cash.
The situation is serious for Romney. Still, he has a chance ... if he follows these steps.
Suggesting that banks borrow money to decrease taxes is one of the strangest suppositions made during the past few years by a media source unfriendly to the banking industry.
President Obama's leadership style is more authoritarian than Washingtonian.
A complete analysis of each element in the controversial Mitt Romney hot mic comments.
There are a number of costs affiliated with caring for an elderly loved one, and it may be dragging our economy down.
Obama is a great “Blame Game” player. The voters should recognize this and end his rule.
FB has the potential to be considered in the same light as other larger high tech companies, but it has a lot of work to do.
Another Obama victory would be the coup de grâce for America.
While there are many statistics which can be cited to determine the current state of our economic woes, voters will likely on focus on a handful this election season.
11 suggestions to help you choose the best man for president come November.
Michelle made a stirring speech, but one which was full of fluff.
The U.S. desperately needs sensible reforms when it comes to its unemployment insurance system.
Mitt Romney's speech has put pressure on Democrats. It's game on and now Dems will now try to undo everything accomplished in Tampa starting next week.
Home prices are on the rise, but an enormous shadow inventory of housing could put a damper on the market's recovery.
America needs a calculating businessman in the Oval Office, not a starry-eyed idealist.
Brokaw suggested a one-day affair and a series of rallies across the country at sports stadiums connected to the convention by satellite.
Barack Hussein Obama (BHO) is the Facebook (FB) president.
Krugman is wrong, Brooks right about the 2012 presumptive vice presidential nominee.
Despite the criticisms of the left, maximizing shareholder value benefits the greater good.
Optimism on Wall Street has pushed stocks higher, but consumer sentiment continues to plummet. What explains this divergence?
As rumors of an Israeli attack swirl, we must rely the horrific events of the past to inform the diplomacy of the present.
A New York Times article gives readers hope about the housing market, so long as they didn't make it past the headline.
The Olympics succeed in providing social and national benefits.
Barack Obama visited Connecticut on Monday, and two taxpayer-funded beaches were shut down to accommodate.
The Dodd-Frank financial reform bill is now two years old. Happy birthday to this unsuccessful odyssey orchestrated by a Democratic-controlled Congress.
New French law may lead to a onslaught of new cases, both legitimate and frivolous.
Facebook disastrous IPO performance proves the company is no Google. And with rumors that Apple is thinking about acquiring Twitter, the end might be near for the social network.
On Thursday, Facebook reported financial results. The stock price dropped dramatically, and the company should expect to be under extreme pressure from here on out.
The highly-touted Glass-Steagall Act had already eroded by the time it was officially repealed in 1999.
Apple's earnings disappointed. If Facebook follows suit, look out below.
June's unemployment data in swing states are cause for concern for the president.
There are a number of issues facing Facebook, and management must communicate to the investment community that it knows how to make the company profitable.
Does Barack Obama have the right personality and character to be a successful president of the United States? After almost four years in office, many Americans are still pondering this question.
Obama is at a loss when it comes to the nature of private equity companies and Romney's Bain history.
The Federal Reserve chairman has become the chief spokesman for the U.S. on financial matters.
Barack Obama deserves to lose the presidential election.
The NYPD is shrinking while crime is increasing. Yet, the NYPD benefits are growing rapidly.
The DOJ has unfairly fined Wells Fargo for discriminating against borrowers of color.
From garments to golf course etiquette here are the 11 most strange golf traditions.
Not only the economy, but also campaign finance and swing states sentiment will determine who will become the next president of the United States.
Americans are misbehaving more often every year.
A cheating scandal rocks a prestigious New York high school.
The president is sticking with his tried-and-true strategy of dividing Americans.
There are pros and cons relating to the application of drones in the U.S., but we should ultimately allow police to use them.
Though the president thinks his policies are trending America "in the right direction," dismal economic data contradicts Barack Obama's claims.
What are the economic and political implications of current unemployment 8.2% rate?
All signs point to a Romney victory in 2012.
Roberts knew his decision would enable Republicans to dismantle Obamacare after the elections, if the Republicans win.
Angela Merkel has agreed to relax certain conditions of the European bailout as Spain's Mariano Rajoy, Italy's Mario Monti, and France's Francois Hollande convince the German Chancellor.
What attributes should a college president really have?
There are many reasons why banks can fail, and cause severe damage to the economy as a whole.
Financial support should not be provided until systemic problems are resolved and austerity plans are in place.
Time is running out for the EU. Germany is the key, so we should know what it wants to bail out the Union.
Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky will be locked up for life, but the people who turned a blind eye toward his behavior may be just as guilty.
There is an improper application of teacher evaluations in the NYC school system.
Analyzing the massive flow of campaign cash is vital to understanding how American democracy works ... or doesn't.
Iran once again defies the United Nations Security Council.
There are a number of political motivations behind a potential bailout of the EU by the wealthy Germany.
More is surfacing about the derivative trades that resulted in a more than $2 billion JPMorgan loss. The question remains, did JPMorgan hedge against risk or speculate? What role did Dimon play?
You're going to turn 40 eventually, and you might as well prepare now.
The EU is a crucial moment. It needs to bailout Greek, Spanish and Italian banks with German financial support.
Adelson believes that “no price is too high” to protect the U.S. from what he sees as Obama’s “socialization of America, as well as securing the safety of Israel.”
Dimon has led the fight against what he believes to be over-regulation of the banking industry by Congress, and DC sees him as a financial leader.
I present a list of my favorite Dos Equis commercials about a great man.
I discuss a recent recommendation by The United States Preventative Services Task Force to abandon the PSA test for healthy men.
President Obama deserves to lose in 2012 based upon his poor performance while in the White House.
Is the FB stock to blame for the lack of new IPOs on the stock market?
A satirical piece about a fictitious transaction between Facebook and the PRC.
A review of the damage done by the IPO to the underwriters and all of the other parties to the transaction.
Seven critical events and contingencies that could affect FB's stock price.
Positive reviews of Paul Krugman's new book 'End This Depression Now!' do not recognize the numerous problems with Krugman's economic philosophy.
Adding to the national debt is the worst thing we can do for our economy in the long run. Austerity and wise spending are the answers.
This is a speech of hope and optimism that should be read by all.
Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman took to the CNBC airwaves to explain his company's scrutinized role in the Facebook IPO debacle.
A look at the short- and long-term implications of the Facebook IPO.
As Morgan Stanley meets Facebook IPO rumors head on, this article uncovers the responsibilities of a lead underwriter in this process.
FB cannot wait much longer to explain its strategy to the investment community. FB owes it to investors who lost so much supporting its stock.
There are a number of risks that high-tech companies may pose on the country.
Ultimately, FB and its original stockholders were the only beneficiaries in this landmark transaction.
FB investors: Attracting new users, the impact of the mobile business, and increasing and diversifying advertising revenues are the most important things that will influence Facebook's success.
Obama supporters are quick to demonize Bain capital, but here's the real truth behind private equity.
Here is a breakdown of the Facebook IPO saga, and an explanation of what investors want in an IPO.
With the disappointing debut of the Facebook IPO, many analysts are predicting that social media's days on top are numbered.
A look at the issues impacting the stock price of the newly issued FB shares.
The unlimited power of Super PACs in our electoral process has the power to determine our next president.
As millennials start to grow older they are discovering that they are not immortal. Here's a guide of 10 things to consider before hitting the 30-year-old milestone.
As Mark Zuckerberg weds, an analysis whether to buy Facebook stock during one of the most anticipated IPOs in history. Advice: wait till the dust settles.
Generation Y or Millennials here are 10 facts about the group who is coming of age between multi-billionaire IPOs, endless wars and game-changing demographic shifts. Is this the way we are?
Facebook stock begins trading at 11:00am on Friday, with an initial price of $38.00/share and a valuation of $104 billion. But how will it perform in the future?
Description of the Robin Hood Foundation gala.
An analysis of the issues surrounding the Volcker Rule and how it applies to the recent loss at JP Morgan.
There will be massive political implications in Obama's proclamation about same sex marriage.
Big banks are scooping up some of the brightest Ivy Leaguers to fill their ranks. If you're interested, here are the qualifications they're looking for.
A review of factors affecting the markets in the early half of this week.
From Iraq to health care, a complete analysis of the major accomplishments of Barack Obama in his first term.
There are very real issues and concerns Baby Boomers have in today's world.
Five observations that should be troubling to all Americans.
A baby-boomer's guide to The New York Times and why, even for a conservative, the paper is required reading.
Five proposals that could solve America's debt issue.
Financial institutions have fought with regulators as the Volker Rule has evolved over the past several years.
Obama’s plan is a reckless path to financial oblivion.
Obama's recent mistakes are numerous. Our top 5 list includes the Secret Service Sex Scandal, Hilary Rosen-gate, and Iran and North Korea ignoring Obama.
A new study says wealthy people commit more white-collar crimes than other social groups. But there's a clear reason why.
Examining the impact of the Buffett Rule on the federal deficit.
If millennial Jews were more attentive to Jewish history, they would support Israel more enthusiastically.
The case for free enterprise is based on morality not materiality.
President Obama signed the Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act on Wednesday, effectively making it illegal for members of Congress to trade securities on inside information.
Let’s collect the evidence and allow a jury to decide whether Zimmerman’s actions are justifiable.
Referring to an op-ed piece by Peggy Noonan, a conversation that might have occurred between the president and the first lady.
According to a New York Times/CBS News poll, 69 percent of Americans believe the U.S. should not be in Afghanistan. The end of the war is long overdue.
I offer an agenda for OWS that will greatly increase the support it receives from around the country.
We should explore the issues relating to the disclosures about an investment bank made by a disgruntled employee.
There are pros and cons of having photo ID's for all voters. The U.S. should have a better system to ensure voter integrity, and a photo ID is an ideal way to accomplish it.
There is massive incivility in American politics and media, and it is poisoning the country.
The economy, Iran, and Super PACs will all weigh heavily on this election.
Baby Boomers are arguably the most influential, dynamic and productive group of people in the U.S. at this time in history.
A decision tree is growing right before our very eyes. How might Obama and Netanyahu negotiate with each other this week regarding Iran?
Obama has to assure Israel's security if he wants to take the time to use other means to end Iran's nuclear ambitions.
There are a number of revenue opportunities for the federal government that could compliment significant spending cuts being discussed in Congress.
The extended and contentious GOP primary will result in the reelection of Obama.
We cannot minimize the importance of sexual relationships in a marriage.
An individual, who is of sound mind, should be able to make the decision based upon his or her conscience without interference.
If millennials really want to save the world, they should stop blaming past generations for their problems, and follow these guidelines.
The influence of PACs in the American political process allows wealthy individuals, corporations, and unions to sway elections.
Don't really understand the financial policies which politicians speak about? Here are some resources that can help you.
Lawmakers must have foresight and enact legislation that protects us from criminals and terrorists, but which also does not drill too deep into our private lives.
The Silent Majority may be revving up to make a real statement, a statement about our political system and save us from being governed by a dangerous ideologue for another four years.
Gingrich has not lived up to the standards that he preaches on the campaign trail.
When companies are under duress, many jobs may be at risk; private equity companies frequently buy assets, save jobs, and keep companies from relocating.
Protest has become the new rage to force change in America, but a more sensible approach would be to petition Congress the old-fashioned way.
Until 9/11, flights were enjoyable and travel easy. That has changed in the last 10 years.
Republican attacks on Romney's Bain Capital activities are a senseless ploy by desperate candidates who are supposed to be supportive of free market activities.
Should parents spend money to put their children through an elite education? How should I choose my major? Is grad school worth it? Advice for millennial college undergrad and grad students.
What does Iran want from the global community? Will they temper their hawkish rhetoric?
In an effort to decrease DUIs and sexual assaults among young people, we should lower the drinking age and up the penalties.
An efficient operating banking industry is beneficial to every American and business.
Romney is proven and continues to poll exceptionally high.
OWS does not represent the 99%. Protesters should turn to the political process and present real solutions to our politicians in Washington.
While critics hold that those earning six or seven figure salaries are getting rich at the expense of the poor, the truth is that these people deserve this compensation.
Using the Vietnam protests, the civil rights movement, and the Tea Party as examples, it is clear that in order to succeed, OWS needs a coherent plan and objective.
The Occupy Wall Street protests are an unorganized and unfocused movement that will not accomplish anything unless they become more than an extra annoyance and expense for New Yorkers.
The protests of the 1960s had Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders to inspire. OWS needs similar figures in order to achieve real change.
The potential side effects of prostate screening are a small cost compared to the risk of developing malignant cancer.
With their quality of life rapidly spiraling, young Americans will prove decisive on election day 2012.
To get Washington to end its obstructionist politics, we should do more to punish bad leadership at the polls, while also reforming the campaign process that caters to special interests.
In order to increase jobs, the government must implement a tax policy that encourages corporations to hire and spend.
With a dismal approval rating, the strategy Obama needs to employ to win reelection will need to be aggressive, while focusing on the economy and his few successes since 2008.
With BofA in dire straits, a potential bailout of the bank is looming, and would be necessary to keep the weakened economy afloat.
In a recent bus tour, President Obama showed he is uninterested in engaging black voters — the same group that helped him get elected.
In a recent NYT op-ed, Warren Buffett acknowledged that the "super-rich" weren't being taxed enough, and he's right.
Obama should follow in Lyndon Johnson's footsteps and commit himself to fixing the national economy instead of concentrating on reelection while the country slips further into disrepair.
When the new budget super committee is formed, those "lucky" enough to be chosen have a lot of tough choices to make in order to get us back to the high point we saw in the 1990's.
As time runs out in the debt negotiations, a look at the key players, decisions, and options.
Bridging the income gap in today's economy means cutting welfare and unions, and employing people through public works.
If we do not change campaign fundraising regulations, we will be electing incompetency into office no matter which candidate we vote for.
NYT columnist Paul Krugman's latest attack on bankers is unfounded. A healthy banking system is necessary for America to get back on its feet.
The most realistic solution to the debt ceiling calls for compromise that may be hard to swallow for today's generation of idealists.
Increasing taxes on wealthy Americans is not going to solve the country's economic woes.
Israel depends on the U.S.'s economic and military support, and recent comments made by Obama only encourage Arab opposition.
Our government should not accommodate illegal immigrants, as it is a burden on tax payers and our social systems.
Gay couples should have the same marriage rights as heterosexual couples. Alienating such a large group of citizens runs counter to American ideals of tolerance and inclusion.
There are many myths about the policy views of fiscal conservatives and the "Wall Street Establishment." It's time these untruths were debunked.
The War on Terror is not over, despite the death of Osama bin Laden. Therefore our celebrations are premature.
Government spending for defense should be cut heavily, as it doesn't make fiscal sense in helping to build our economy. We should instead spend on, domestic infrastructure and welfare.
Wars built around air campaigns save lives but fail to achieve lasting results. Ground wars can be drawn out and can have mixed results. We must choose wisely in Libya.
Redistributing wealth by taking money from the upper classes and providing it to the poor is a failed concept. Those who are rich in this country have worked hard for their success.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a tough issue, made more complicated by Obama and U.S. foreign policy intervention. Taking a step back and creating a feasible peace plan is the best strategy.
The misallocation of funds and lack of parental support are major factors in America's lag in test scores. Parents from poorer neighborhoods must be equally engaged in their child's education.