This is good news: despite the endless and accelerating attacks on the free market, there’s enough left to continue to improve the standard of living for nearly everyone in the country.
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The Census Bureau reveals some unsettling demographic changes, along with some good news.
I must say that this is a remarkable coincidence: improved jobs numbers (allegedly) coming just two days after Romney bashed Obama over his poor economic performance. I’m sure it’s just a coincidence, nothing more…
Much more! In fact, Mish’s analysis of that jobs report so far exceeded my own humble and inadequate attempt to do the same that it’s embarrassing. I’m glad he’s here to “bat cleanup.” On the surface, this [report] is a solid showing, and 100% certain to boost the Obama campaign. I suggest these numbers will overshadow a horrendously […]
The energy and transportation sectors are slowing down, which the Census data failed to acknowledge.
Larry Elder: Yes, Guns Kill, But How Often Are They Used in Self-Defense? Professor Emeritus James Q. Wilson, the UCLA public policy expert, says: “We know from Census Bureau surveys that something beyond 100,000 uses of guns for self-defense occur every year. We know from smaller surveys of a commercial nature that the number may be […]
How’s this for a change: the House voted in favor of invading our privacy and ignoring our rights while the Senate might just save us from those threats! Isn’t the House populated by small-government Tea Partiers with the Senate infested with big-government supporters who have little regard for such niceties?
February is a long way from November.
It’s awfully easy to accuse the BLS of fudging the numbers for political purposes, especially since an improving economy is likely to improve Obama’s chances for a second term. But honesty requires that we look more closely at those numbers.
The determined arrogance and hubris of the president continue to astonish me. The solution to the problem, he says, is to do more of what has been proven not to work. Isn’t that the definition of insanity?