Archive for September, 2012

  • Preparing for the Debates
    Posted by on September 30th, 2012 at 11:13 am, Comments: 0

    The polls are tight and fluid. The election is approaching. Karl Rove said he thought a lot of the electorate is waiting for the debate [...]

  • If Things Are So Bad, Why Won’t the Stock Market Break?
    Posted by on September 30th, 2012 at 7:52 am, Comments: 0

    One of the things that confounds many people is the value of the stock market. If the economy is so bad, and it is, why [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on September 30th, 2012 at 6:54 am, Comments: 0

    I thought Watergate was the worst scandal I had seen. The cover up showed how big government and groupthink work. Utter disregard for the intelligence [...]

  • The Coming Recession
    Posted by on September 29th, 2012 at 10:36 am, Comments: 0

    David Malpass has an article that echoes what I have been thinking. We are headed for another recession. James Pethokoukis has come to the same [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on September 29th, 2012 at 8:41 am, Comments: 0

    Octoberfest is here. California is going under. Free phones. Where do people get their news? The Bclund Roundup Pork Powerhouses Polls are tight in Pennsylvania, [...]

  • Some Predictions If Things Hold Steady
    Posted by on September 28th, 2012 at 9:54 am, Comments: 0

    It’s an election year. Polls are all over the place, but Intrade right now predicts an Obama victory. But in my opinion, the world economy, [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on September 28th, 2012 at 6:07 am, Comments: 0

    Obama lied, people died. Really, they did. Libya is a total clusterf***. Amazing how the mainstream media turns their heads. Oh, and he is trampling [...]

  • Skewed Polls
    Posted by on September 27th, 2012 at 9:06 pm, Comments: 0

    There is a lot of talk about the polling data we are seeing today. Polls are all about statistics. If you understand stats, then you [...]

  • Medinah Number Three
    Posted by on September 27th, 2012 at 8:46 am, Comments: 0

    The Ryder Cup is at Medinah Country Club this weekend. They play it on Number 3. Medinah is such a huge club that it has [...]

  • 4 Ways To Reform Tax Code For Growth
    Posted by on September 27th, 2012 at 8:31 am, Comments: 0

    There is a lot of talk about taxes these days. That happens when you have a 16 trillion dollar budget deficit and the highest government [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on September 27th, 2012 at 6:20 am, Comments: 0

    Timmy Geithner advocated for Citi instead of the taxpayer. Crony capitalism at its finest. Vote them all out, but first, change the administration. Game show [...]

  • Interview with David Booth
    Posted by on September 26th, 2012 at 5:20 pm, Comments: 0

    Wow, blockbuster interview with David Booth from the Illinois Policy Institute. Listen closely. Very interesting. “It’s all about people”; “You can’t have freedom without capitalism.”; [...]

  • Germany Slows Down Traders
    Posted by on September 26th, 2012 at 9:44 am, Comments: 0

    The German government is going to pass a bill that enforces a whole lot of rules on high speed traders. HFT has been debated recently [...]

  • One Solution to the Higher Education Bubble
    Posted by on September 26th, 2012 at 8:42 am, Comments: 0

    If you have sent your kid off to college to try and gain an little knowledge you are acutely aware of the costs of educating [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on September 26th, 2012 at 6:31 am, Comments: 0

    It’s Yom Kippur. If you are Jewish, have a spiritual day. If you aren’t, it’s the Festival of Immediate Seating. Old pit joke. Article on [...]

  • Meaningful Tidbits of Information-Job Creation and Bain Capital
    Posted by on September 25th, 2012 at 7:14 am, Comments: 0

    Was in some conversations with many people yesterday. One of the interesting tidbits of information that I received was this fact, 1% of the companies [...]

  • Breakfast Links
    Posted by on September 25th, 2012 at 6:45 am, Comments: 0

    Dark Pools, the threat to the marketplace. Romney actually has a seven point lead in the polls today, according to this source. Obama full of [...]

  • How To Foster Economic Growth
    Posted by on September 24th, 2012 at 3:49 pm, Comments: 0

    This ties in with the theme of many posts on this blog. The one that got Rick’s attention was The Virtuous Cycle. We can improve [...]