Wealth Creation, Capitalism

Nouriel Roubini: The risk of a double-dip recession is rising

Matthew Vadum | August 24, 2009

Economist Nouriel Roubini says in a Financial Times op-ed more or less what I’ve been saying since last fall (he…

Banks Not Out of Trouble Yet

Matthew Vadum | August 11, 2009

The Congressional Oversight Panel of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) reports that “The financial system [remains] vulnerable to the crisis…

Government-Run Health Care May Mean Waiting in Line

Matthew Vadum | August 3, 2009

ABC’s John Stossel hits the nail on the head in a segment about government-run healthcare in Canada:

Barney Frank: Public Option is Best Way to Single Payer

Matthew Vadum | July 31, 2009

Yet more proof emerges that the so-called public option in the Democrats’ healthcare legislation is designed to clear the way…

Communist-Linked Apollo Alliance Dictates to Congress

Matthew Vadum | July 31, 2009

President Obama’s new “green jobs” czar Van Jones, an avowed militant communist, had been on the board of the pressure group Apollo…

Dueling Waterloos

Matthew Vadum | July 21, 2009

Liberal pressure groups are freaking out that President Obama’s monstrous government-run healthcare plan is running into significant roadblocks as even…

Patients United Now Ad

Matthew Vadum | July 21, 2009

Patients United Now, which is a project of Americans for Prosperity Foundation, is now running an effective TV ad opposing…


Matthew Vadum | July 20, 2009

“The total potential federal government support could reach up to $23.7 trillion,” said Neil Barofsky, inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief…

Dems Dumped Cash On Members During Cap-and-Trade Armtwisting

Matthew Vadum | July 19, 2009

Democratic leaders dumped a ton of cash on Democratic backbenchers in the days leading up to the critical cap-and-trade vote…

No Skin in the Game

Matthew Vadum | July 18, 2009

Economist Stan Liebowitz reported earlier this month in the Wall Street Journal that newly analyzed data suggests that zero money…