September 23, 2017
Economics

Do We Have a Labor Shortage?

September 2, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

To the editors of the Wall Street Journal’s list of reasons that employers find it hard to find workers: The biggest labor story this Labor Day is the trouble that employers are having finding workers across the country. Friday’s report of a modest gain of only 156,000 new jobs in [Read More]

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US LNG Shipments To Ukraine – Peace Through Fracking

September 1, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Agnia Grigas of the Atlantic Council celebrated a shipment from the United States of liquefied natural gas to Ukraine. This was the first of many shipments as the United States opens another foreign market. Consider the deal another of the economic sanctions on Russia. The Trump administration is challenging Russia’s [Read More]

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Trump Proves Economists Wrong

August 30, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

Remember when economists told us that if we elected Donald Trump president we would tank the economy? Look at how Trump  proves economists wrong. From Reuters on September 14, 2016: The U.S. economy could be $1 trillion smaller than otherwise expected in 2021 if Republican candidate Donald Trump wins the [Read More]

Economics

US Healthcare: It’s Complicated

August 18, 2017 Scott Kirwin 1

By Scott Kirwin Cross-posted at TheRazor I participate at Quora where I answer questions about ancient Roman history and Japanese culture, two of the great loves of my life. Quora is a multi-national forum where people can ask questions and post answers about almost anything. Most of the users are [Read More]

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Economics

Tesla: the beautiful, clever, and very immoral automobile

July 31, 2017 Bookworm 1

Tesla owners shouldn’t be proud about their “green” machine. Instead, they should be embarrassed about a rich person’s car paid for by poor people’s money. A friend of mine here in affluent Marin is very excited: He just bought a Tesla yesterday. I was less excited. While I can appreciate [Read More]

Economics

Why do animal rights nuts hate rhinos?

July 22, 2017 Doug Hagin 2

Watch this video and take note. Apparently capitalism and free markets are more deplorable to the Left than rhinos going extinct is.  It seems the woman in the video cares more about saving rhinos from being seen as a “commodity” than about actually taking steps to save the species. She [Read More]

Economics

I Can’t Come Back! I Don’t Know How It Works!

July 17, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 3

I have refrained from commenting on the complaints of Jamie Dimon, CEO of Goldman-Sachs, about the U. S. economy and political system. Here’s Jen Wieczner at Fortune: Jamie Dimon is sick of America’s “stupid shit,” said the J.P. Morgan CEO during the bank’s earnings call Friday. And it’s up to [Read More]

Economics

Xavier Seen Such a Dishonest California Politician?

July 17, 2017 Proof Positive 0

Californians aren’t brain dead, although you’d never know it from the quality of public officials they send to Sacramento year after year. And here’s proof of it: liberal California politicians have to lie constantly to maintain their power, lest the common people they so disdain rise up against them. Case [Read More]

Economics

Seattle Wealth Tax Approved On Incomes Over $250K

July 11, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

The Seattle City Council voted to approve a wealth tax on total income. The vote was unanimous, 9-0. The new Seattle wealth tax is 2.25% over $250,000 per year for a single person and $500,000 per year for a married couple filing jointly. The city estimates that the new Seattle [Read More]

Economics

Amerisclerosis

July 9, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 3

You used to read about “Eurosclerosis”, slow economic growth in Europe, quite a bit. At Bloomberg View Noah Smith points out that the United States has contracted it, too: …the implication is clear — the U.S. needs to put the Great Recession behind it. During the downturn, it made a [Read More]

Economics

Tennessee bitchslaps Marxifornia

June 30, 2017 Doug Hagin 6

Mike Miles explains Recently, TruthRevolt wrote about how California Attorney GeneralXavier Becerra has added four more states to the state’s travel ban so that state employees won’t be able to take business trips to four additional states that have “backwards” laws regarding LGBT people. The newly-offending states include: Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, and South [Read More]

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