I encourage you to read the op-ed piece by Governor Bobby Jindal (R-Louisiana) in today’s Wall Street Journal. Just go to www.online.wsj.com and click on Opinions and it will be there (FREE). It is a thoughtful and absolutely spot-on commentary. It reads like a speech from a possible Presidential candidate in 2012.
Just two days ago, the New York Times heralded on its front page “Health Care Bill Passes First Test on Capital Hill”, a title that belied the fact that the health care bill as currently structured has almost no likelihood of becoming law. Moderate Democrat Senators have no stomach for it, because their constituencies have Read More
With Governor Sanford in political Siberia and Governor Palin perhaps following him, Governor Mitt Romney should be smiling. Lots of things are going his way. As the Federal Government increasingly grabs oversight of giant sectors of the economic pie – banking, insurance, automobiles, health care, and energy – we are heading towards the Read More
I went to the mall yesterday to try to gain a sense of whether consumers are buying and when we might see a recovery. The first thing I noticed was that the mall parking garage was nearly empty, but then I realized that yesterday was only the second day since Memorial Day when it had Read More
In yesterday’s Wall Street Journal, Robert R. Reich (Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton) wrote an op-ed in support of a public health-care plan. At the heart of his argument was the precept that the private sector needs Government competition to provide the necessary incentive to improve its cost effectiveness. That statement in essence argues Read More