The Obama Jobs Program: Ship ‘em to Sri Lanka
In June, 2010, there were roughly 14 million unemployed Americans. President Obama has made much noise about saving or creating jobs, jobs bills, and extending unemployment benefits. My dad used to say “actions speak louder than words”, and Barack Obama’s actions belie his claims to care about creation of jobs. Case in point: training programmers in Sri Lanka to offshore American jobs. Despite President Obama’s | Read More »
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 »
Sir, put your hands in the air and step away from the guitar
Two stories in this mornings papers clearly demonstrate where the priorities of the Obama administration lie. First, the Washington Times reports that enforcement against illegal aliens in the workplace has dropped dramatically – arrests are down 50% from last year. Arrests of illegal immigrant workers have dropped precipitously under President Obama, according to figures released Wednesday. Criminal arrests, administrative arrests, indictments and convictions of illegal | Read More »