For months, we have been hearing how the economy is much worse than the unemployment numbers reflect. Why…primarily because of underemployment. But who are these struggling Americans who will do whatever it takes to maintain some sense of normalcy. We are told that they are very talented individuals filling roles far below their capabilities. While a life may be the worse thing to waste, certainly one’s talents, for an economy, must be second. More
To listen to the President all our problems are due to the greedy 1%. They are not willing to “give” more of their money. Even the Liberal 1% has yet to make a significant contribution to the Federal Treasury, including the evil Warren Buffet. But is class warfare really the solution? If the 99% were successful at extracting all t...
In the most recent Republican debate, candidate Herman Cain came under fire for his 9-9-9 plan. It was astounding to hear conservatives attack an alternative to the income tax. The income tax, given to us by the progressive movement, has become the most twisted mangled piece of legislation known to man. The current system allows almost half the population to pay nothing, “directly”, for their government, plus any company or special interest group with lobbying money can obtain a special carve...More
Everyone agrees that the economy needs to grow…but how? The President, much to his credit, has applied Keynesian economics to the Nth degree. Unfortunately, it is proven to be a flawed philosophy. Even with the government making up more than 40% of the economy, we cannot spend ourselves into prosperity. The only progressive solution to date…spend more. Eight hundred billion was not enough; we need to spend 400 billion more. Surely it will work this time. More