Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America’s greatest presidents. A half-century ago, as a teenager enamored with politics, I argued incessantly to the contrary with my father, a devout Republican.
Reince Priebus, the 39-year-old chairman of the Republican Party, who has become good at handling press queries, got that deer-in-the-headlights look a week ago when I asked him a simple question.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says it’s time for the president to “get serious about spending.” The budget numbers suggest Barack Obama already has, with beneficial effects on the deficit.
Treasury bond yields are plunging to levels seen in the 1950s on concern the two-year recovery in the world’s largest economy is stalling.
The two-star general’s new home came with granite countertops, hardwood floors, stainless appliances and high expectations. It was a gift to the U.S. Army from the taxpayers of Huntsville, Alabama.
The money managers who picked the global stock market bottom say now is no time to sell as the biggest equity rally since 1955 starts its third year.
"an extremely smart Rolls-Royce."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 08, 2014