Category Archives: Finance and Economics

My 2012 Voting Guide for California’s Propositions

Today I’m filling out my absentee ballot for the 2012 election. In the process, I have decided to offer my own recommendations for how a rational Republican should vote on California’s various propositions this year. Moreover, I’ve compared my recommendations … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (October 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (September 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (August 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson Is My Hero

Niall Ferguson’s recent Newsweek piece, which convincingly and dispassionately argues why the country ought not re-elect Barack Obama, has really irritated the liberal cognescenti. So much so, that progressive patron saint Paul Krugman took time from his summer vacation to … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (July 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Honoring Milton Friedman

July 31st would have been free market economist Milton Friedman’s one-hundredth birthday. I have posted the following videos in his honor. These videos not only include Friedman’s eloquent defense of free market principles, but also they illustrate the truism that … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (June 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Bush vs. Obama: Unemployment (May 2012 Jobs Data)

Update: Click here for the most recent jobs statistics. On the first Friday of every month, I update the unemployment numbers so that I can compare the unemployment rate under President George W. Bush with the unemployment rate under President Obama at that … Continue reading

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Romney Visits Solyndra

What’s worse, a private equity firm that invests millions of dollars for sophisticated private investors in a company that ultimately fails, or a government program that allocates tax payer dollars along with investors who are also major campaign donors to … Continue reading

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