By: Andrew Roberts My father has celebrated Guy Fawkes Day many times. Little known in the United States, on November 5, 1605, Guy Fawkes attempted to blow up the British Parliament in hopes of overthrowing the government and crowning a Catholic monarch. This event, known as the Gunpowder Plot, clearly had both political and religious motives. In hopes to crush any [...]
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By: Robert Jones Does anyone remember consumer confidence? There’s a buzz word that no one seems to write about anymore. The index is measured by an independent research group called the Conference Board based on 5,000 households’ current opinions and expectations of the economy, and for years it was seen as a proven indicator of the country’s economic and political [...]
By: Sam Kinsman It is no secret that the United States economy has seen high unemployment, economic uncertainty and less-than-stellar growth since the recession began in 2008. In fact, is seems that the phrase “it’s the economy” has been used in nearly every industry, government office and school across the country to explain changes that have occurred since 2008. After [...]