Issues 10/17/14

The World Bank and the IMF dominate Europe and they dominate the United States. And the BRICS, justifiably and predictably, have come to their senses and decided they're going to do this...The West has a fight on its hands to maintain the world order that we currently have....

-John McLaughlin


I don't see that among young people at all. I mean, there's a lot of inclusivity, if you want to use that word. They do not see ethnic and racial barriers. I think with President Obama, I think we congratulate ourselves as a nation that we elected a black president. I think a lot of people thought that we were past a lot of our pa...

-Eleanor Clift


We do need tax reform. There's no question about it; people on both sides. However, the problem is actually implementing it, because everybody's got their own sacred cows. You know, the old poem about don't tax you, don't tax me, tax that guy behind that tree. That's still true. And the lame-duck session, that's a good time to do ...

-Clarence Page


My father happened to have high blood pressure and a heart condition. We grew up in a family without salt, OK; I mean, literally. Everybody said you had to cut it out. Now, it doesn't mean that I don't have a good taste of food. But so far, so good is all I can say. And none of my siblings have had any difficulty....

-Mortimer Zuckerman


Pfizer tried to do it with AstraZeneca in Great Britain, and there was a firestorm over it. But I can understand why they do it. But it gets into the whole question of economic patriotism and economic treason, if you will. Is it treasonous for companies to get up and leave the country that nurtured them to get lower tax rates and m...

-Pat Buchanan


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