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International advisor warns: Expect more companies to quit US

George Prior  Living standards, jobs and long-term economic growth are at risk because an increasing number of United States firms are likely to relocate overseas due to America’s current “uncompetitive and anti-business” corporation tax rate, warns the boss of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The prediction from Nigel Green, the founder […] Continue reading →

In Israel’s Desperate Hour, Obama Leads from Behind

Ken Blackwell “We have your back,” President Obama told Israelis when he visited that embattled country recently. Way back, apparently. Mr. Obama’s administration famously claimed to “lead from behind” in overthrowing Libya’s strongman, Khaddafi. Young Sergeant Benjamin Anthony spoke to the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Washington Summit this week.  Sgt. Anthony described a different […] Continue reading →

The Economic Future of China and Hong Kong

Daniel J. Mitchell  I’m currently in Asia, where I just finished a series of speeches about economic policy in China and Hong Kong. These two jurisdictions offer very powerful lessons about the importance of economic policy. Hong Kong is supposed to be Nirvana for libertarians. It holds the top spot in the Economic Freedom of […] Continue reading →

How Our World Fell Apart

Ed Klein Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world—W.B. Yeats, “The Second Coming”  Wherever we look today—from the Fertile Crescent in the Middle East to the post-Cold War frontier in Ukraine to the South China Sea to our border with Mexico— our world appears to be falling apart. […] Continue reading →

Facebook leaves niche competitors behind

 These are good times for Facebook. The social media site reported second quarter earnings of $0.42 per share and revenue of $2.91 billion on Wednesday afternoon. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected $0.32 in earnings per share and revenue of $2.8 billion. The company’s stock is up just under 1% in after hours trading. Reuters’ Stephen […] Continue reading →

The Threat To The Scientific Method

Patrick Michaels The legacy of Franklin Roosevelt is harming American science.  At the end of World War II, President Roosevelt asked Vannevar Bush, who oversaw the explosively successful Manhattan Project, if there was a way that the horde of scientists recruited to produce The Bomb could somehow be kept in government employment. Within eight months, […] Continue reading →

Russia and MH17; Where’re the consequences?

James M. Waurishuk  In the aftermath of the Malaysian Flight MH17 shoot-down, as we spend the third day of questions and debate as to who’s to blame, the information war is in full tilt. And as expected, Putin’s propaganda machine has launched an all-out and furious effort to blame Ukraine, the CIA, the U.S. and […] Continue reading →

Russia sanctions, Malaysian airliner: Who benefits?

Press TV – by Paul Craig Roberts  The unilateral US sanctions announced by Obama on July 16 blocking Russian weapons and energy companies access to US bank loans demonstrate Washington’s impotence. The rest of the world, including America’s two largest business organizations, turned their backs on Obama. The US Chamber of Commerce and the National Association […] Continue reading →

MH17: World Sees Tragedy, US Sees “Game Changer”

Tony Cartalucci | Land Destroyer  United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power made a series of baseless, contradictory accusations aimed at politically exploiting the tragic loss of Malaysia Boeing 777 flight MH17 with nearly 300 civilians on board. Power asserted that the most likely culprits behind the downing of MH17 were eastern Ukrainian […] Continue reading →

The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi

Sarah Jean Seman  Kenneth Timmerman has reported from the Middle East for 35 years. He was one of the first journalists on the scene after Iranian terrorists bombed the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon in 1983. When the 2012 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi left four Americans dead, Timmerman recognized the pathetically inadequate […] Continue reading →

Is Obama Waging Jihad?

Wayne Allyn Root  Not a week goes by that I’m not called or emailed by hundreds of fans who believe we have a foreigner and Muslim in the White House. I’ve disagreed for six years now. We have to take our President at his word. He says he is a Christian, he attends church, so […] Continue reading →

Walter E. Williams: Our Unwillingness to Defend Ourselves

 The U.S. Justice Department’s Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that 2012 losses because of personal identity theft totaled $24.7 billion. The money losses from identity theft pale in comparison with the costs of paperwork, time and inconvenience imposed on the larger society in an effort to protect ourselves. According to LifeLock, while the laws against […] Continue reading →