But It Sounds Good: Democrat Economic Rhetoric And America’s Critical Thinking Deficit

How can the United States of America jump-start job creation? Obviously there’s nobody better to answer that question than a politician who’s been on the U.S. government payroll for nearly half a century and has never owned or operated a business – Vice President Joe Biden. “There’s no reason [...]

Unemployment Will Remain High So Long As The Dollar Remains Wobbly

unmplymntlnThe Republican National Committee recently passed a resolution, by the unanimous vote of its National Committeepeople, calling for the creation of a national Monetary Commission. This legislation is prime sponsored in the House of Representatives by Joint Economic Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Tx) and in the US [...]

Now There is Inequality in Salaries. Hasn’t Obama Done Enough!

unmplymntIt is always amusing to see Obama micro-manage the global economy. After all a community organizer should be able to do that. So Obama wants to raise the amount that a salary must be to exclude overtime.

The NY Times a liberal rag chimed in today [...]

Financial and Moral Deficits

Without a general and profound moral reform of American society beginning with each individual American, no financial reform project will succeed or bear lasting fruit. [...]

This Just In: Low Information Voters Serve Up A Bad Economy

cascadiaIf you’ve ever wondered how the United States got in to its current mess of a stagnant economy and out-of-control government, I have a suggestion. Take a good look at what a handful of voters in one of America’s finer suburbs did to themselves and the rest [...]

Minimum Wage Fiasco – Obama Style

mnmwg2Minimum wage is like the birth control issue. It sounds good. May even feel good but it makes no sense and it is not worth it. And Fluke said she didn’t need it!

Obama has no business sense and he has proven that over and over [...]

The Last Time We Were Really Anti-Free Trade? The Great Depression

clfThe cinematic classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” made the broader public aware of the greatness that is Ben Stein. Already a lawyer and speechwriter for Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, Stein was cast as the atonal Economics teacher droning his students into stupor.

Stein was [...]

Obamacare and the Keystone XL Pipeline

 

By now everyone who has kept an intelligent eye on current events knows that Obamacare is not about making medical care less expensive or more available. Obviously, the cost of medical “insurance” plans has gone up instead of down, as originally advertised. So has the end cost to consumers of medical care. With higher [...]

Democrats Paint Economic Disaster As A Benefit?

ecnmcdstrA common strategy among shrewd salesman is to paint any liabilities of their product as strengths. And the more unethical the salesman, the more outlandish the efforts to convince unwary customers that any suspicions that they might have are baseless. As Washington continues to descend into the [...]

Frustration in Houston (And Elsewhere)

It was Friday, and the last day of January 2014. On my way home from my day job I was listening to the evening drive time show on our local independent radio station KSEV 700. Because Dan Patrick, one of the station’s long time hosts and a member of the Texas Senate, was running for [...]

The “Mommy Wars” Are Over

mmywrsWomen used to be faced with a dilemma: forgo a career to stay at home and raise children, or sacrifice the upbringing of your children in order to pursue a career. Since the 1960’s, feminists and conservatives have sparred over this choice. Feminists criticized mothers [...]

Fast Food Workers May Be Destroying Their Own Jobs

burgers001The recent push for a fifteen-dollar per hour minimum by burger flippers may result in their replacement by the ultimate substitute; technology.

Some weeks ago my wife forwarded to me an email featuring a new technology marvel; the automatic hamburger-making machine. Capable of producing 320 [...]

We Feel Your Pain

rcsnFor you young conservatives, the first five years of the Obama presidency must have seemed like a lifetime, with the prospect of three more a thought almost too awful to bear. And it’s not hard to see why. It’s not just the lies behind Obamacare that rankle, [...]

To Hell With Paul Krugman

plkrgmn2Public intellectual Paul Krugman recently consigned to Hell, in a New York Times op-ed column entitled A Permanent Slump, the world economy.

He wrote:

[W]hat if the world we’ve been living in for the past five years is the new normal? What if depression-like conditions are on [...]

Dodd-Frank: Making it Harder For You to Get a Mortgage

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Blowing the Whistle on the Chamber of Commerce

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For the Tea Party and GOP to Unite and Win, Follow the (Shrinking) Money

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Survival Tips For A Tumultuous Economy

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Much Bigger Than The Shutdown: Niall Ferguson’s Public Flogging Of Paul Krugman

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Population Decline and Economic Growth

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An Unnatural Disaster: The Federal Anti-Life Earthquake and Its Consequences for America

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Cowardly Betrayal: House Republicans Surrender to ObamaCare

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"We Built That." The Political Consequences of the Peace

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Really? American Retailers At "War With The American Family?”

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The Damage Often Done by On-Duty Non-Essential Personnel

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