More Government Equals Fewer Jobs

by Peter Schiff– With today’s unexpected decline in December payrolls, the cry for more job-related stimulus will grow even louder. But the sad truth is that any new stimulus or jobs bills will ultimately swell the ranks of the unemployed, thereby raising calls for an even bigger federal effort. If we are not careful, government […]

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Sovereign Risk Meets Sovereign Reality

The Wall Street Journal– After months of shrugging off debt problems in Dubai, Greece and other smaller economies, markets yesterday seemed suddenly aware of the risks of sovereign default. Back in November, when the question of Dubai’s solvency came to a head, it was ultimately bailed out by its rich older brother, Abu Dhabi. Now, […]

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Stocks Could Fall to 8,800

Ellen Chang– The market could see a huge correction in a few months, says Dan Cook, senior market analyst at IG Markets. Investors are not buoyed by positive earnings reports, he says. “There’s still a lot of confusion in the market. We’re looking at a pretty positive earnings season overall, but as we saw (recently) […]

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US May Be Ramping Up For Showdown With Iran

From VirtualJerusalem.com: The Obama administration took the unusual step Saturday night, Jan. 30, of leaking word to major US media that the United States, Saudi Arabia and Gulf allies – the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain – have accelerated the deployment of new defenses against possible Iranian missile attacks. They are preparing for Iran, […]

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Why I Stand with Geert Wilders

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online January 19, 2010 Who is the most important European alive today? I nominate the Dutch politician Geert Wilders. I do so because he is best placed to deal with the Islamic challenge facing the continent. He has the potential to emerge as a world-historical figure. That Islamic challenge consists […]

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Model Middle East Indoctrination

by Stephen Schwartz American Thinker January 31, 2010 Most Americans, even many of those concerned with the problems of academic Middle East Studies, have probably never heard of the Model Arab League (MAL), an American exercise similar to the better-known Model United Nations. The stated aim of such efforts is to expand awareness of world […]

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Obama, GOP Slug It Out in Heated Political Debate

From Newsmax.com: In a remarkably sharp face-to-face confrontation, President Barack Obama chastised Republican lawmakers Friday for opposing him on taxes, healthcare and the economic stimulus, while they accused him in turn of brushing off their ideas and driving up the national debt. The president and GOP House members took turns questioning and sometimes lecturing each […]

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