GM Quality?

Things keep getting worse for General Motors as the car manufacturer recalled another 8.2 million vehicles on Monday that had faulty ignition switches. This new round of recalls affects mainly midsize cars; it brings the total number of recalled GM

More Obamanomics

Do you think people can surmise the impact that Obama policies are having on the US economy?  Do you think that you can invest in ‘Climate Change’ without it having an adverse affect on jobs?  Do you think that you can

More People on Welfare than Employed!

There are now 11 States that have more people on welfare than they have employed. Last month, the Senate Budget Committee reports that in fiscal year 2012, between food stamps, housing support, child care, education expenses and meals, Medicaid and

Is Krugman Right About Anything?

Former Enron board member Paul Krugman wrote in 2011: The VA’s success story is one of the best-kept secrets in the American policy debate…[conservative] pundits and policy makers…can’t handle the cognitive dissonance. via Forbes.  

Definition of ‘Conundrum’

The definition of the word conundrum is: something that is puzzling, or confusing. Here are six conundrums of socialism in the USA : 1. America is capitalist and greedy – yet half of the population is subsidized. 2. Half of

Real Unemployment Rate

From the Federalist, what today’s unemployment rate would look like if the economy had the same labor force participation rate as it did when the recession ended in June of 2009?  It’s more like 10.3% instead of the ‘official’ 6.3%.

Ideologies and Consequences

From Victor Davis Hanson: Endangered species everywhere are supposed to be at risk — except birds of prey shredded by wind turbine farms, or reptilian habitats harmed by massive solar farms. High-speed rail is great for utopian visionaries — except

Economic Recovery?

Krugman, Reich, and Obama have proclaimed an economic recovery.  My guess is that reality is going the other way: Only days after national pizza chain Sbarro filed for bankruptcy, sub sandwich chain Quiznos followed suit, filing for Chapter 11 protection

Jewish and Chinese Flight Crew

The Air Canada plane leaves Montreal Airport under the control of a Jewish captain; his co-pilot is Chinese. It’s the first time they’ve flown together and an awkward silence between the two seems to indicate a mutual dislike. Once they