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The Obama military deficit.

It is increasingly clear that on the U.S. armed forces of which he is commander-in-chief, Obama has no clue whatsoever.

The Obama military deficit.
posted on: Jun 5, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

That our vets not have suffered in vain.

Tragic as the VA scandal has been for the veterans and their families who have suffered and in many cases died from the department’s bureaucratic intransigence, the episode is perhaps useful anyway.

That our vets not have suffered in vain.
posted on: May 29, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

The Great Society at 50.

Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson gave a speech at the University of Michigan in which he first proposed what he called the “Great Society.” So what of the Great Society on its 50th birthday? Sadly, there’s little to celebrate.

The Great Society at 50.
posted on: May 22, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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.

Thinking hard about college.

posted on: May 8, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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.

Who’s recording what <em>you</em> say?

Who’s recording what you say?

posted on: May 1, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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

Texas to Toyota: “Howdy, Pardner.”

Texas to Toyota: “Howdy, Pardner.”

posted on: Apr 29, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser

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.

<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.

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