#BoycottTheBoycotters
Economics

#BoycottTheBoycotters update: They’re moving with incredible speed

Three days ago, I wrote a #BoycottTheBoycotters post identifying the 194 businesses that were then boycotting pro-Trump Brietbart on the spurious ground that anything pro-Trump is racist and hate-filled. In the three days since then, Sleeping Giant, the Twitter page that is organizing the anti-Breitbart, anti-Trump boycott has added another [Read More]

Economics

The Economy – An Obama Myth In The Making

Trump, if he resuscitates the American economy, if he gives economic life back to the working class, he will be unbeatable in 2018 and 2020. Democrats, now not but a municipal power, will be buried. Fortunately, Trump’s job is not hard. Drop corporate income tax rates from 35%, the highest in [Read More]

#BoycottTheBoycotters
Economics

#BoycottTheBoycotters — Kellogg isn’t the only one to call you “fascist”

I have a new battle cry:  #BoycottTheBoycotters! Thanks to Breitbart, Trump voters are well aware that Kellogg, rather than marketing its product to all consumers, has declared that roughly half of America’s consumers are “deplorable” and has declared a boycott against them. I know that sounds rather strong, but that’s exactly [Read More]

Economics

What’s Wrong

If the economy is so good and getting better, why do people feel so bad about it? Are they being misled by demagogues? Don’t know what they’re talking about? Nostalgic for an imaginary past? The U. S. Council on Competitiveness, armed with data from the Gallup organization, presents an alternative [Read More]

Economics

Happy Thanksgiving!

On this Thanksgiving, in addition to being thankful for all the blessings in my life — everything from a Hillary-less White House to my comfortable home, my wonderful children, and my supportive community (just don’t talk politics) — I’m also grateful that, almost four hundred years ago, the Pilgrims abandoned [Read More]

Economics

Holiday Tech Buying Advice

By Scott Kirwin It’s that time of year when the parking lots of shopping malls fill up and little brown trucks zip through neighborhoods dispensing brown boxes full of treats. What, you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet? You realize it’s already a week before Thanksgiving, and that tic-tic you [Read More]

Economics

Obama’s politicized EPA hits the gas on job killing regulations

Let us hope President Trump reverses this course and reigns in the EPA’s strangulation by regulation They have a pencil and a phone. Trump has the eraser: EPA rushing through regulations after Trump election “As I’ve mentioned to you before, we’re running — not walking — through the finish line of [Read More]

Economics

Leftism is an Ideology for the stupid

Fritz over at A View From the Beach has a great summation of just how awful ObamaCare is, it is well worth the read. Here is a tiny sample Well, it’s official, on average, Obamacare policies are going up 25% on average: Obamacare premiums to go up by double digits, Confirmed: Obamacare [Read More]

Economics

The 70s Aren’t Coming Back

One of my commenters took substantial umbrage at my claim that the idea that saying that U. S. manufacturing jobs could be “brought back” from China, Japan, South Korea, etc. was poorly informed enough as to constitute a lie so I thought I’d explain my reasoning. What I’m presenting in [Read More]

Economics

American Workforce Shrinks While Foreign Workforce Increases

The decimation of the American workforce may go down in history as Barack Obama’s greatest act of treason. As the American middle class continues to shrink, the number of foreign workers taking their jobs are on the rise courtesy of Barack Obama, the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, establishment collaborators [Read More]

Economics

All Subsidies Are Stupid

but gas subsidies are among the worst. That’s the message of this editorial from Bloomberg: Nations from the U.S. to the U.K. to Russia continue to spend billions on tax breaks and other subsidies for the production of oil, gas and coal. Japan, South Korea and China support massive fossil-fuel [Read More]

Economics

Obama Appoints Board to Restructure Puerto Rico’s Debt – the New Greece?

  Earlier this summer Puerto Rico which is $70 billion plus in debt defaulted (third default) on $779 million worth of general obligation bonds. The day before Barack Obama signed into legislation, Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Bill aka PROMESA (Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act) which will undoubtedly [Read More]

Economics

The past is present : a book and a movie from the 1940s have useful warnings for today’s socialist urges

Leftists love to rewrite the past, a creative totalitarian approach that allows them to forget all the lessons — both good and bad — that history teaches. For today’s lesson about the past’s relevance, this post looks at one movie from 1946 and one book from 1948 and uses their wisdom [Read More]