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A glimpse of our health care future courtesy of the VA.

How many will die if the Department of Health & Human Services becomes to the U.S. general population what the Veterans Administration is to our military veterans?

A glimpse of our health care future courtesy of the VA.
posted on: May 20, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

Thinking hard about college.

If five years after graduating college your son or daughter is likely to be earning less than what a year of that college cost, you should be very concerned.

Thinking hard about college.
posted on: May 8, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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
<em>Rolling Stone</em> gets it wrong – again.

Rolling Stone gets it wrong – again.

posted on: Apr 24, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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

The Dow is not the economy.

The Dow is not the economy.

posted on: Apr 17, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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

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.

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