By Angel Martin | Friday September 23, 2011 at 11:02 AM PST | 11 Comments
Financial markets and analysts fear a new global recession. Data point to a growth slow-down that might eventually lead to a fall in production. Some pundits, who bought the idea of a recovery in previous years, seem to be surprised by the negative data of the latest months. The stock market probably shared this...
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Tags: American History, Bailouts, Budget and Tax Policy, Economics, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Nationalization, Regulation
By Melancton Smith | at 6:26 AM PST | 2 Comments
Over at Opinionator, Linda Greenhouse of the NYT has a post expressing bewilderment at how anyone could urge the repeal of the individual mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act. At base she avers that those arguing against the constitutionality of the individual mandate are neo-Confederates who forget that, in her words, “the Civil...
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Tags: Civil Liberties, Commerce Clause, Constitution, federal power, Free Market, Linda Greenhouse, Nanny State, Obamacare, Personal Liberty, Power, The State