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Helping Recent Grads: How Much Financial Support Should You Give?

Carrie Schwab Pomerantz  (SET ITAL) Dear Carrie: My 22-year-old son graduated from college this spring. Now he’s struggling to find a good job, and I’m struggling with how to help him transition into the real world. How can I help him get his footing? — A Reader (END ITAL) Dear Reader: This is a tough

Memorial Day is being turned into a celebration of war

Why War Is Inevitable Paul Craig Roberts,  Memorial Day is when we commemorate our war dead. Like the Fourth of July, Memorial Day is being turned into a celebration of war. Those who lose family members and dear friends to war don’t want the deaths to have been in vain. Consequently, wars become glorious deeds

Blame Socialism, Not Shinseki

Larry Kudlow  The VA problem is not Shinseki; it’s socialism. The Veterans Affairs health care system is completely government run. It is a pure single-payer program. National Review Editor Rich Lowry calls it “an island of socialism in American health care.” He is right. I’ve been arguing this all week. So perhaps Democrats and Republicans

GMO’s have reduced the measured cost of food, March Against Monsanto May 24TH

 Ecological economists such as Herman Daly write that the more full the world becomes, the higher are the social or external costs of production. Social or external costs are costs of production that are not captured in the price of the products. For example, dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico that result from chemicals

Washington Intends Russia’s Demise

 Washington has no intention of allowing the crisis in Ukraine to be resolved. Having failed to seize the country and evict Russia from its Black Sea naval base, Washington sees new opportunities in the crisis. One is to restart the Cold War by forcing the Russian government to occupy the Russian-speaking areas of present day