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PSA: Socialism Explained in a Cartoon

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

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WSJ Weekend Interview with Arthur Brooks

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

I discovered Arthur Brooks back when he came out with his book, “Who Really Cares?” His latest book, The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America*, will be out next week. It looks like an interesting read. Mr. Brooks was interviewed in this week’s WSJ. I liked what he had […]

Unemployment Rate Funny Business

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Did you hear the news? Non-farm payrolls increased 288,000 in April and the unemployment rate “plummeted” .4% to 6.3%. See this Yahoo! story. At the same time the employment participation rate fell .4% to 62.8%. In case you don’t know, the participation rate “refers to the number of people who are either employed or are […]

America’s Future Doom and Gloom or Overblown?

Friday, March 14th, 2014

I have been (slowly) working my way through a book titled “Changing Texas – Implications of Addressing or Ignoring the Texas Challenge.” It’s a pretty dry read. I came across this part that I wanted to share with you [brackets] mine: 1. The U.S. workforce is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse; 2. The racial […]

Venezuela Moves to Cap Prices. Dumb Move.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

This is just comical to me. Venezuela Moves to Cap Prices, Profits The cause for the inflation? “The amount of bolívares in circulation rose 70% over the past year, a clear sign the government is printing ever larger amounts of money to stoke a slowing economy.” So, the government floods the economy with new money, […]

WSJ Opinion: How Government is Making Solar Billionaires

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

From today’s WSJ (How Government is Making Solar Billionaires): Welcome to SolarCity, SCTY -0.59% the latest booming green company that has never recorded a profit. The startup’s stock price has soared by 600% since its IPO last December—it closed on Monday at $57 a share—and spiked after the company announced a couple of weeks ago […]

Honestly, What Did They Expect Employers to Do?

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Big surprise: Forever 21 Caught in Obamacare Controversy President Obama creates Obamacare. He makes 30 hours a week “full time” and forces employers to provide health insurance for “full time” employees. Employers respond by slashing hours below 30 hours per week. Question: What did the Obama Administration expect would happen? People can gripe all they […]

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