Oil, Gas Prices and Open Markets – Consumption Taxation with a twist

GasPricesToday, the American people find themselves once again victims of rocketing gas prices. We are victims not because our demand is out of control…it is actually down; not because there is a shortage…as a result of a record warm winter domestic supplies are ample. It is not because the exports are up; they are actually sig...
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Underemployed

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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

Let’s Grow

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