From Human Events, Steve Forbes predicts a return to the gold standard in the next five years.
The NY Sun notes that Forbes’ comments were picked up as a banner headline on the Drudge Report and wonders why leading Republicans are ignoring the issue.
In Politico, former SEIU president Andy Stern supports lowering the corporate tax rate. (H/t: Ralph Benko.)
On The Kudlow Report, Tamar Jacoby debates the President’s proposal to allow more skilled workers to immigrate to the U.S.:
At Asia Times, David Goldman suggests banks are unwilling to take risks in the current environment.
ABC’s Jonathan Karl reports Newt Gingrich will speak this week to a group organized by Art Laffer as part of his candidacy rollout.
From RCM, Brian Wesbury cites the end of mark-to-market accounting rules in March 2009 as the key to the economy’s recovery.
At TGSN, Ralph Benko explains that gold-backed paper money is highly effective as a medium of exchange and a store of value.