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Never in our lifetimes has the Dow Industrial Average been less reflective of the underlying economy than it is right now.
Seldom (as in up until now, never) do I agree with the National Labor Relations Board. But last week they got something right.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
posted on: Jan 9, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
The poverty rate in America stands essentially unchanged from its level on this day 50 years ago. If nothing else, the War of Poverty has proved the words of the scripture in which Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you.”
posted on: Jan 3, 2014 | author: Paul Gleiser
I believe in the sovereignty of the individual. Therefore I believe in personal responsibility. I believe in the duty of self help and in the freedom that flows from self-reliance.
posted on: Dec 26, 2013 | author: Paul Gleiser
Recently, in an apostolic statement Pope Francis said, in effect, that capitalism is OK with him on the condition that we feed the poor. I say, with all deference to the Holy Father, that we can feed the poor only on the condition that we have capitalism.