Category Archives: Economic Growth

Letter to Pope Francis: World Needs Freedom to End Poverty

This is my open letter to Pope Francis that is being published the week of his visit to America.  I share it to shed light on the causes and cures of world poverty. Your Holiness, Pope Francis: Welcome to America! I share your deeply-held concern for the poor of the world.  My concern for global poverty and destitution [...]
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What’s the Real Story Behind Income Inequality?

In recent weeks, progressive socialists, socialists, and Marxists have been decrying income inequality as a critically important issue to the world.  According to these socialists, the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer.  In fact, it had been reported at the World Economic Forum held in Davos Switzerland in late January that ”growing income inequality” was one of the top [...]
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State of the Union Rebuttal – A Conservative View

This week the news media is focusing on the President’s State of the Union Address.  In particular, people are discussing the proposed $320 Billion tax increase and the suggested benefits to so-called “middle income economics.”  Is it true that middle class economics will benefit from the proposed tax increases?  Will increased child care credits and forced retirement [...]
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The New Emerging Drone Industry – Will Regulations Keep It from Getting Off the Ground?

Drones are Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).  They are simply robots that fly and can perform any number of productive tasks such as taking photographs or videos of homes and commercial properties for real estate agents.  Other potential uses include monitoring farm lands and crops, overseeing drilling sites, and tracking construction projects.  Drones can also be [...]
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Sorry Socialists and Progressives … Businesses Create Jobs!

If you listen to at least one public figure, corporations and businesses don’t create jobs.  I’m sorry, socialists and progressives, but businesses do create jobs!  Please look at the empirical evidence, look at the economic data, look at the economic theory that supports a mountain of economic evidence.  No government in the history of the [...]
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America’s Greatest Political and Economic Lesson in the Last 125 Years

What is America’s greatest political and economic lesson in the last 125 years?  Can you guess what it is?  Have you thought about it?  What one lesson would you tell your children and grandchildren about America that stands out over the last century and a quarter? The Wall Street Journal recently took the time and effort [...]
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Will America Erect an Iron Tax Curtain around us to Keep Corporations in?

In a powerful and profound Editorial this week, The Wall Street Journal presents new information from the Tax Foundation that America’s tax burden on businesses is nearly the worst in the industrialized world.  That’s right, America is ranked number 32 out of 34 of industrialized nations that are part of the OECD (Organization for Economic [...]
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Did You Think Those New Jobs Were All Full-Time?

An op-ed piece in The Wall Street Journal this week points out that not all those new jobs created in June were full-time jobs.  Let’s look at the numbers. There was a net increase of jobs in June of 288,000.  But, what’s behind that statistic?  Part-time jobs increased by about 800,000 and full-time jobs declined by [...]
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Economic Growth – Texas vs. California

In The Wall Street Journal this week, there is an op-ed article that compares Texas and California in the area of economic growth.  The two States have different policies that reflect on their respective economic growth.  Let’s look at some numbers. Did you know that 3 out of 5 of the nation’s fastest growing cities are [...]
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Economic Prosperity vs. Economic Mediocrity – What will America Choose?

As food prices continue to soar in our supermarkets, as gasoline prices continue to skyrocket at the pumps, as the housing market continues to sputter, and as unemployment continues to be very high – around 9% to 10%, have you ever wondered why?  What has happened to the American economy?  Must the American economy continue to stagnate?  Are America’s [...]
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