Corporations are People Too, Wackadoo, Wackadoo…
Mitt Romney has been out on the stump, proving once again that he is a good automaton for scripted moments, but that his ability to engage in retail politics is … Continue reading
Who is Behind the Union-Busting “Club for Growth” Pushing the Tea Party into a Phony Debt Crisis?
Even though, in the hours following the Monday pitches to America by President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner, the Congress was flooded with phone calls and emails that locked … Continue reading
What, Exactly, is a ‘Small Business’? The Hidden Tale Before Taxes and Job Creation Talks
First rule in debate: Define your terms. Yet when debating the potential of various tax policy proposals on small business and job creation, both sides gloss over the most important … Continue reading
The Other Strategic Use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Screw the Koch Brothers & Goldman
Last week, the Obama Administration released 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve . The stated reason? Relieve high oil prices. The practical way of getting there? … Continue reading
Barack Obama & The Nine-Headed Serpent of D.C.
President Obama’s stab at changing government is a lot like Heracles’ famed battle with the Hydra of Lerna, a nine-headed serpent with poisonous breath. Every time Mr. Obama proposes cutting … Continue reading
Corporate Jets and Executive Compensation May Not Be All Bad – A Media House Cleaning
In the media, our job is to identify people and issues worthy of your attention, and crystallize the complex so the average Joe “gets it.” Sometimes though, the media sets … Continue reading
For Economic Change, Say Goodbye to Wall Street, Hello to the Digital Route 66
There is a bit of gridlock in the corridor between New York and Washington, D.C. that none of Mr. Obama’s proposals for highway improvements can correct. It is quite amazing … Continue reading