Editor's Note: This week President Obama has been crisscrossing the country selling his budget plan to the American people. Meanwhile, Republican Representative Paul Ryan has been pitching his budget proposal to constituents in Wisconsin. We wanted to take…

Apr 12

No image
Tool$ Tuesday: Tips For Tax Day

Tax day is breathing down our necks: just under one week left to file. And that's including this year's three-day extension; tax day bumped from the traditional April 15th to the 18th since DC government workers are off Friday (the…

Mar 30

No image
Are American Workers Overpaid?

Name: Alex Question: Maybe it's my background as a college instructor (and union member), but Paul Solman's tone in his inquiry into GM workers' wages raised my hackles. It may be that the intent was didactic -- to instruct viewers…

Mar 28

No image

Name: Dr. Gene Audette Question: Every year it's prognostications, prognostications. But seldom do "columns" like yours do a retrospective to compare what was predicted to what actually occurred, and to get the same prognosticator to have to defend his/her predictions…

Latest News