Tag Archive: economy

Trust Me this Time

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The Obama campaign, and the President himself are making the argument that the economy is headed in the right direction, and we just need to give his policies more time to restore the economy to the growth and strength we want.  This is not what he said when he was pushing his agenda in early…

I Thought we Were Supposed to Hate the Banks

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I am confused by the recent uproar about JP Morgan losing $2 billion, and their CEO’s (Jamie Dimon) appearance before Congress. I thought we were supposed to hate the banks. If you have watched and listened closely whenever the administration and leading Democrats speak about business, it seems pretty clear that there are certain businesses…

Don’t Forget How Hard it Was

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These are difficult times we are living through. Unemployment is stubbornly high above 8%. The country has produced less than 100,000 net jobs each of the last 3 months. The growth rate is anemic at less than 2%. The country’s huge debt is hanging over our heads, and Washington seems unable to address these or…

Thinking With the Little Brain

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The other day, my cousin sent me an article about the boom town of Williston, N.D.  Yes, North Dakota.  Thousands of men have arrived, without their families, to work for oil companies.  And, apparently, they’re getting paid very big bucks. As a result, two strip joints, Whispers and Heartbreakers, are doing phenomenal business but the competition amongst…