Barack Obama is not the solution to the problem. Barack Obama IS the problem.
After I posted a story about how there is virtually no one in the Obama administration with private sector business experience, I began to further consider the practical implications of this. Intuitively, one would conclude that a group of policymakers who don’t understand business and capitalism probably would not have a clue about making public policy that is friendly to business. And indeed, this appears | Read More »
The only “catastrophe” we’ll see comes right from Capitol Hill
The President this week stated that there would be a “catastrophe” if the so-called “stimulus” bill isn’t passed immediately. But the only “catastrophe” I see coming is the bill itself. Yesterday the WSJ referred to “The Stimulus Tragedy,” and it seems an apt descriptor for what we’re seeing emerge from Capitol Hill. From the WSJ: …Mr. Obama chose to let House Democrats write the bill, | Read More »
That’s how fast Ronald Reagan was spinning in his grave yesterday as The One delivered his speech on the economy. When President Reagan entered office in 1981, he was faced with an economic problem brought on by four years of Carter ineptitude. Did he call for massive government intervention? No. Let me refresh your memory, in case you need it: In this present crisis, government | Read More »
Have we turned the corner on illegal immigration?
One of the hot buttons of the Bush presidency and the 2008 presidential campaign was illegal immigration and how to slow or stop it. Bush’s plan was decried as amnesty, and many conservatives have excoriated McCain over his softness on illegal immigration. Some interesting developments have occurred in this area over the last several months: “Self-deportations” have begun to take place as individual states have | Read More »
Barry’s economic paper graded by the Schoolmarm
The Obamunist is very fond of public schools, so “Suitably Flip” decided that his economics term paper that he wrote in response to the Lehman failure needed to be graded. We all knew that his public speaking skills when away from the teleprompter were lacking, but it seems that his writing leaves a bit to be desired as well. Check out how The Teach scored | Read More »