The Pew Research Center recently released the results of an extensive survey of veterans. The researchers also compared veterans’ views to those of the general population. While there was some evidence of a military-civilian gap, in many areas, veterans and the … read more
Congressional Inside Traders Are Above the Law (CBS News) — “Martha Stewart went to jail for it. Hedge fund honcho Raj Rajaratnam was fined $92 million and will go to jail for years for it. But members of Congress can do … read more
Chart has been updated to end in 2015. 1. CNBC –”Slowing wage growth in the United States, coupled with rising wages in China and other emerging markets, could soon make the U.S. more competitive. While wage levels in China are … read more
Current Intrade odds: 2.4% for Perry (down from above 20% in early October) and 12.8% for Gingrich (up from 1.2% in early October).
EW.COM — “Because sometimes, you just need to take things to 11. Nearly three decades after 1984 mockumentary “This Is Spinal Tap” introduced us to Nigel Tufnel, fans have joined together to declare today, Nov. 11, 2011 (a.k.a. 11/11/11), Nigel … read more
From Saturday’s WSJ article by Nancy Dewolf Smith: On Aug. 24, federal agents descended on three factories and the Nashville corporate headquarters of the Gibson Guitar Corp. Accompanied by armored SWAT teams with automatic weapons, agents from the Fish and … read more
Wall Street Journal — “Caterpillar said it plans to shift production of small construction machinery from Japan to a new plant in North America that is expected to employ more than 1,000 people. The new plant, whose location wasn’t identified, … read more