Posts Tagged ‘government spending’

  • Welcome to Office Gov. Bruce Rauner
    Posted by on January 25th, 2015 at 11:28 pm, Comments: 0

    If you have been reading Wirepoints like I have, you always new the situation in Illinois was dire.  Political reporters in every newspaper ignored the […]

  • Everyone’s Moving Away
    Posted by on January 11th, 2013 at 6:51 am, Comments: 0

    Ace pilot Chuck Yeager used to say, “Never wait for trouble.”.  Barry Ritholz tweeted this early this AM and I thought it was pretty meaningful […]

  • Cut The Size of Government
    Posted by on March 4th, 2012 at 10:56 am, Comments: 0

    Here is a list of stupid things the government spends money on. If we go back over budgets of years past, we would find plenty […]

  • Obama and the Keynesians Total Fail
    Posted by on December 17th, 2011 at 12:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Caught this article in BI today. The lack of analysis and depth of thought is frightening. In March of 2009, we embarked on our latest […]

  • Obama and the Fed Are Out of Bullets, 5 Ways to Reload
    Posted by on August 8th, 2011 at 5:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Most of the time, markets tend to ignore political speeches. Traders know they are partisan and full of hot air. Ask any trader who he’d […]

  • Structure of the Marketplace
    Posted by on July 23rd, 2011 at 10:00 am, Comments: 0

    There is a lot of confusion out there on markets. What makes a market? Why are free markets “good”? Yesterday it occurred to me while […]

  • Economic Calamity
    Posted by on July 8th, 2011 at 9:05 am, Comments: 0

    One unemployment number doesn’t make a trend, but today’s was about as bad as they get. Hope you didn’t follow my advice yesterday and sell […]

  • Your Government inAction
    Posted by on May 11th, 2011 at 4:16 pm, Comments: 0

    I am in DC. Took a long lovely walk from Georgetown, through the Vietnam War Memorial, stopped by the World War Two Memorial and commiserated […]

  • Senator Earmark
    Posted by on November 27th, 2010 at 9:25 am, Comments: 0

    If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that I roast the Obama administration and the Democratic socialists regularly.  The reason that […]

  • More Taxes Will Not Help
    Posted by on November 22nd, 2010 at 8:59 am, Comments: 0

    Stephen Moore and Richard Vedder penned a column for the Wall Street Journal today.  For all the economists and people out there that are “data […]

  • Illinois Is Broke
    Posted by on September 27th, 2010 at 10:26 pm, Comments: 0

    Went to an event tonight sponsored by the Economic Club of Chicago. The co-founders of a project called were there along with other luminaries […]

  • Eurozone Worries
    Posted by on September 23rd, 2010 at 8:16 am, Comments: 0

    Like a bad penny that won’t go away, traders are focused on the Eurozone again! A bad Irish debt auction is catching up with the […]

  • Economic Stimulus, Spend or Less Tax?
    Posted by on July 24th, 2010 at 9:15 am, Comments: 0

    The great debate since Obama took office was not if the economy was in bad shape or not, but how to use effective policy to […]