The Senate effectively allowed portions of the Patriot Act to expire - the first time Congress has meaningfully restrained the national security agencies since 2001.
New York University has been operating as a real estate development or management business with a predatory higher education side venture.
Ravi Batra is a professor of economics at Southern Methodist University, Dallas. This article is based on his two books, "The New Golden Age" and "Greenspan's Fraud." His web site is ravibatra.com.