Articles By: Robert Romano

Bush’s Decomposing Campaign Is Not Dead

Bush’s Decomposing Campaign Is Not Dead

One wonders if these professional politicians even consider what the heck they’re actually saying before they open their mouths from a communications standpoint.

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Trump, Cruz: It’s a Two-Way Race

Trump, Cruz: It’s a Two-Way Race

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won the Iowa caucus, and now real estate mogul Donald Trump has won the New Hampshire primary. Losing both Iowa and New Hampshire has been a death sentence for Republican presidential candidates for 40 years. That is to say, no GOP candidate in the modern history has gone on to win the nomination without at least winning one of the first two contests.

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Putting the Bite Back In Article 1

Putting the Bite Back In Article 1

Restoring Congress’ Article I power of the purse is exactly what the doctor ordered to fix what ails Washington, D.C. Which is an out-of-control executive branch and its many agencies that have grown far beyond what the Framers of the Constitution intended or ever envisioned in 1787.

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The Biggest Loser in Iowa

The Biggest Loser in Iowa

At the end of the day, when the votes were cast, a not so silent majority of Republican voters in Iowa preferred candidates who had a hard line on illegal immigration or otherwise were a political outsider like Carson.

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Economy Slow the Past 10 Years

Economy Slow the Past 10 Years

Economic growth over the past decade has been the slowest 10-year period of economic growth since 1930 to 1939, which came in at average annual 1.33 percent growth rate.

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The Weakened Yuan

The Weakened Yuan

China’s 10-year experiment with a strong yuan is over. After years of world markets complaining about China’s devaluation policy of a low, fixed exchange rate against the dollar, the People’s Bank of China finally allowed the yuan to begin appreciating in 2005.

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Bob Dole (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Next President Must Employ Art of ‘No Deal’

Let’s be clear. Nobody likes Congress. Well, almost nobody. Just 16 percent of Americans approve of Congress’ handling of its job, according to Gallup. 80 percent disapprove.

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Republicans Attack Republicans in Their SOTU Response

Republicans Attack Republicans in Their SOTU Response

Does South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley have the same speechwriter as President Barack Obama? One might have gotten that outlandish impression after listening to the President’s State of the Union Address and then the very unusual so-called Republican response by Haley.

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Oil, Commodities, Stocks: When Markets Fall

Oil, Commodities, Stocks: When Markets Fall

Sell everything? Talk about shouting fire in a crowded theater. Only this time, it’s not a special effect, the screen really is ablaze — and the oil crash may only be further fuel for the inferno that is the imploding global economy.

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Implications of War Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

It began with the execution of the Shia cleric Nimr al Nimr on charges of disobeying the government, firing on security forces and inciting sectarian strife. Next thing you know, Iranians are sacking the Saudi embassy in Tehran, diplomatic ties between the nations are severed, and the situation escalates dramatically with the Saudi airstrike at or near the Iranian embassy in Yemen.

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