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Who’s recording what you say?

What if instead of Donald Sterling, it were you in his predicament? Don’t be quick to dismiss the possibility.

Who’s recording what <em>you</em> say?
posted on: May 1, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Texas to Toyota: “Howdy, Pardner.”

Governor Rick Perry had a bad night in 2012 during one of the countless Republican presidential debates. But he’s had a near perfect run as promoter-in-chief for the Lone Star State.

Texas to Toyota: “Howdy, Pardner.”
posted on: Apr 29, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Rolling Stone gets it wrong – again.

I’m thankful for Rolling Stone for making the never-ending task of coming up with material for these commentaries unbelievably easy.

<em>Rolling Stone</em> gets it wrong – again.
posted on: Apr 24, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

The Dow is not the economy.

Never in our lifetimes has the Dow Industrial Average been less reflective of the underlying economy than it is right now.

The Dow is not the economy.
posted on: Apr 17, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
The truth (finally) catches up with college football.

The truth (finally) catches up with college football.

posted on: Apr 3, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Seldom (as in up until now, never) do I agree with the National Labor Relations Board. But last week they got something right.

Knowing not that they know not.

Knowing not that they know not.

posted on: Mar 27, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

From the president on down, next to nobody in the executive branch of government has any executive experience. They know not. Yet they know not that they know not.

Missing the tide at its flood.

Missing the tide at its flood.

posted on: Mar 20, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

For all his failures as a candidate, it’s it is not terribly difficult for me to imagine Mitt Romney as a better president than Barack Obama.

There’s more to having a job than just a paycheck.

There’s more to having a job than just a paycheck.

posted on: Mar 13, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Most wage and hour laws are now little more than anachronisms. The time of their necessity has long passed.

The vanishing margin of safety.

The vanishing margin of safety.

posted on: Mar 6, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Unilateral force seems to be working quite well for Vladimir Putin. It appears that he believes that that force will remain unilateral.

To be unready for war is to invite one.

To be unready for war is to invite one.

posted on: Feb 27, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Five years in to the Obama administration, the president has never proposed shrinking any part of the federal government -- except the clearly constitutional function of defending the peace.

The <em>real</em> minimum wage: $0.00.

The real minimum wage: $0.00.

posted on: Feb 20, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

When it comes to things they oppose, Democrats well understand that when you raise the price of something you get less of it. But then they come to the minimum wage and that understanding vanishes.

We may wind up being <em>glad</em> Obamacare passed.

We may wind up being glad Obamacare passed.

posted on: Feb 13, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Whatever else happens with Obamacare, one thing is fairly certain. The next proposed big-government solution to a real or perceived big societal problem is likely to be met with considerable skepticism.

CBO: Fewer fulltime workers under Obamacare.

CBO: Fewer fulltime workers under Obamacare.

posted on: Feb 6, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

The Congressional Budget Office projects 2.5 million fewer fulltime workers by 2017 as a result of Obamacare.

Wendy Davis’s inauthentic authenticity.

Wendy Davis’s inauthentic authenticity.

posted on: Jan 23, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

What emerges from Wendy Davis’s story and its discrepancies is that she embellished or outright fabricated parts of her story to make it more appealing to her base.

Does this economy make me look weak?

Does this economy make me look weak?

posted on: Jan 16, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Year upon year upon year of middling poor national economic data is revealing proof of weak national leadership.

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