State competition to provide tax breaks to older residents, especially wealthy seniors, is similar to the way states use tax subsidies to woo businesses. It may not make much sense, but it sure is trendy.
In the name of capitalist hero Adam Smith, Americans are told to shop 'til they drop to stimulate our economy. But Smith actually condemned vanity-driven consumption. Are we building our economic recovery on the sand?
The Indianapolis 500 race, which celebrates its centennial this year, is scheduled for Sunday at noon Eastern time. The 'greatest spectacle in racing' has been a part of the writer's Memorial Day weekend for over 40 years.
In high-tech America, cybersecurity specialists trained for high-stakes fights with hackers are in short supply.