Employment

I Hear Flapping

I Hear Flapping

By definition, we are not supposed to be able to predict Black Swan events before they occur, but I hear a lot of flapping, and it’s getting louder. If you’re interested in the future of our economy, please read Mervyn King’s new book The End of Alchemy. Lord King was...
What We Don’t See is Killing Us

What We Don’t See is Killing Us

Henry Hazlitt was a great Economist.  As I first mentioned nine months ago, Hazlitt wrote Economics in One Lesson in 1946, then updated in 1978.  It reads like today’s news, because it is filled with economic truth, not political or editorial wishful thinking. Members...
A Christmas Present for the Present and the Future

A Christmas Present for the Present and the Future

If you are looking for the perfect gift for anyone who wants to understand the Economics behind all that is going on today, from the fiscal cliff to Greece, I have it. Henry Hazlitt wrote Economics in One Lesson in 1946, then updated in 1978.  It reads like today’s...

Post Election Thoughts

Looking forward from the November election, I have these thoughts, by category. Spiritual It’s hard to imagine a better summary than Randy Alcorn’s article in his Eternal Perspectives Ministries current newsletter.  He reminds us that we “vote” every day...

How Progressives Kill Jobs, Part 2.

Imagine you are the CEO of a large U.S.-based company with operations in several countries.  You have to decide whether to keep your company and many of its high-paying jobs in the U.S. in 2013, or move overseas.  The move, along with reducing U.S.jobs, would also...