Apr 17, 2014
Facing mid-term elections and burdened with persistently high unemployment, President Obama is playing the race, gender and class cards. Fabricating fear and injustice, such tactics keep the economy in slow gear and make worse the very people the president professes to help.
Apr 15, 2014
The Fed’s inflation obsession simply feeds Washington’s policy dysfunctions and income inequality.
Apr 9, 2014
The failure of the bailout to break the GM culture of complacency toward poor quality and inattention to safety has been fully demonstrated by the ignition switch scandal.
Apr 4, 2014
With a lighter but still effective touch to regulation, fewer entitlements that discourage job seekers and employers alike and recognition that America must play its strengths in a globalized economy, well-meaning but ill-conceived economic policies will continue to beat down growth.
Apr 3, 2014
Emerging from a long recession, the economy should grow at 4 or 5 percent and create the needed jobs, but misguided and abusive government policies do not permit the economy to accomplish take-off speed and raise wages.
Mar 31, 2014
The advent of cable television offered universities vast new opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs have consolidated into five major conferences.
Mar 27, 2014
The economy grew 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter - hardly the 4 to 5 percent needed to provide enough jobs and restore housing prices to prerecession levels.
Mar 24, 2014
Janet Yellen sent stocks diving last week by saying the Federal Reserve could begin raising interest rates as early as next spring — most traders and forecasters have predicted a later date.