CNN Tests "Fixed" Obamacare Website And… It Crashes

 ’If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it’s free.’        -  P.J. O’Rourke If CNN was doing its best this morning to prove that the second coming of healthcare.gov is fixe… [...]

Guest Post: Economic Prosperity Ahead Or A Train A Comin’

Originally posted at Monty Pelerin’s World blog, Whether the light at the end of the economic tunnel represents sunshine or an on-coming train depends on whom you ask. I am of the opinion that it is a train a comin’. Economic matters cannot get bette… [...]

Iran’s Rouhani: "We Are Not Dismantling Our Nuclear Facilities; Iran Will Maintain Its Uranium Enrichment Programme"

In case there was any confusion just how “historic” last week’s agreement with Iran, loudly trumpeted by the Obama administration as the most “historic” since Syria in a, well, long time, truly was in terms of curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions, here is … [...]

With A GAAP PE Of 19x, "Growth Is All That Matters Now"

In a market in which “one-time, recurring adjustments” such as JPM’s quarterly (and quite recurring) multi-billion addbacks consistently mean the difference between meeting and beating expectations for corporations, one long-forgotten aspect of earning… [...]

WaPo’s Modest Proposal: Dictator Obama

“It’s time to put that power back where it belongs,” explains Jonathan Zimmerman in today’s Washington Post, “Barack Obama should be allowed to stand for re election just as citizens should be allowed to vote for — or against — him. Anything less… [...]

Guest Post: Barack Obama And The "Isms"

Originally posted at Monty Pelerin's World, “Capitalism is not things; it is a mentality.” So stated Ludwig von Mises in a talk in mid 1952 in a series of lectures entitled Marxism Unmasked which he gave at the San Francisco library. M… [...]

The Stooges are Running the Show, Obama

Click here to follow ZeroHedge in Real-time on FinancialJuice It might have been the Republican shutdown (according to one person at the White House, at least). It might have been the fault of the Syrian leader Bachar Al-Assad gassing his peo… [...]

Thai Capital Plagued By the Biggest Anti-Government Protests in Years

More than 100,000 protesters congregated at Democracy Monument in Bangkok yesterday to protest Thai PM Yingluck Shiniwatra’s consideration of an amnesty bill to pardon her banned brother Thaksin Shiniwatra, the former Thai PM ousted from the country … [...]

Obama’s Flip-Flopping In Shambles As California Rejects Proposed One-Year Plan Extension

When Barack Obama, floundering in the endless humiliation from the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, gave the country’s insurance  companies the “put option” to reject the one-year “cancellation” extension fix stemming from the whole “if you like y… [...]

Reid Flip-Flops on Filibusters, and Obama (a Minority) Tells Us That Majority Rule Is Good For Us

Democrat Senator Harry Reid is now pushing to remove the filibuster from the US Senate.  This is referred to as, “The Nuclear Option.”  He has enlisted the help of President Barack Obama in this endeavor.  President Barack Obama … [...]