The country's anger at the mistreatment the United States has meted out to Devyani Khobragade is natural. Diplomats represent their country's sovereignty, and any kind of mistreatment toward them is a way of maligning their country's sovereign image. The diplomat has been charged with providing incorrect information in [Read more]
The Federal Reserve is 100 years old. However, it has arrived at 100 years in disastrous condition and in a profound identity crisis.
Never before in U.S. history have everyday Americans been so totally fleeced by corporations and the politicians the corporations have bought and paid for as in recent years.
Since the initial brightness of the United States of America, when it began leading the world in the middle of the last century, the Arab world has not seen a worse president than current U.S. President Barack Obama.
When he found asylum in Russia this summer, after his revelations about the extent of the National Security Agency's surveillance activities, Edward Snowden seemed like a traitor, determined to confide in the enemy his country's most precious secrets. The welcome that Vladimir Putin reserved for him was a master stroke [Read more]
In 2014, Congress could be even less productive than in 2013 — too bad for American citizens.
Big Ben said stop. I doubt that Ben Bernanke has ever seen "Portobello," but the now-historic quote by Enzo Tortora perfectly describes this crucial moment in the U.S. economy.
By Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. must get back to walking on its own feet; Big Ben has started pulling the crutches off the Federal Reserve. [Read more]
Everyone is already used to the fact that it is McCain’s unique and inimitable style to annoy Moscow by any means possible.
The idea of self-sufficiency was unthinkable five years ago. Now it is possible that the U.S. and Canada may become net exporters of oil and natural gas in 2025, surpassing Middle Eastern countries.
Bill de Blasio, the mayor-elect of New York City is going to find a small treasure when he takes office in January: a budget surplus equal to $2.4 billion. The Independent Budget Office, which also predicted a surplus of close to $2 billion for the 2015 fiscal year, took the estimate. In summary, the municipality's [Read more]