Why We Have A Problem With Government Spending.

In the aftermath of the 2012 election there was a lot of noise about how our democracy was broken, it was broken because it was being steered by the “takers”, that there were more people interested in just getting something for nothing through the government than there were “producers”, people who […] Read more »

The PPACA Takes on Bloated Healthcare Executive Pay in 2013

What impact would Congress have on corporations if it were to change the amount of tax-deductible executive performance-based compensation downwards from $1 million to $500,000? The portal to the upper 1% of household taxpayers in income is $500,000 in normal income. If Congress were to limit tax-deductible performance-based income to […] Read more »

OBAMACARE ENROLLMENT (part 2) Who Will Remain Opposed to Obamacare in 2015? “Zero-Sum Thinking”

In 2015, I predict that Obamacare enrollment will soar, matching 2014’s success. This may seem counter-intuitive. After all, in recent months, the public’s perception of Obamacare seems to have soured. The Henry J. Kaiser Foundation’s health care tracking poll for July reveals that 53% of those surveyed last month said […] Read more »

Strongarm Nation.

The clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson Missouri over the shooting of a young black man by the police are sadly not about the shooting they are about the protests. All across the country we hear stories of abuses of power by the police. These have not happened in shootings alone, they […] Read more »

A Labor Lesson From The Industrial Revolution.

Listening to the radio the other day I heard a piece about the decades long decline in male employment. This is something that all analysts regardless of their placement on the ideological spectrum recognize, that since at least 1972 male labor participation has been in decline. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2013/09/03/the-disappearing-male-worker/ Now all analysts […] Read more »

Hypocrisy ? ? ?

Update to the Hobby Lobby decision comes as a result of a SCOTUS injunction the day before the 4th of July 2014 The nonprofit Wheaton College filed a petition to keep it from having to a file self-certification document certifying it is a religious organization and should be exempt from […] Read more »