Category Archives: Job Creation

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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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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Is the American Economy Close to a “Slipping Point?”

Is the American Economy ready to slip back into a major recession in the next 12 months?  What are the signs of potential problems? Obviously, the shockingly anemic GDP Q1 growth rate of 0.1% stands out as a red flag.  Some observers think such growth is only temporary and Q2 will be better.  But, what about [...]
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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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Taxes, Economic Growth, and the Outlook for 2011

Taxes are in the news again this week.  Articles abound and the media is filled with story after story on whether or not the proposed changes in tax policies being debated will take place and will they stimulate economic growth.  The extension of the Bush tax cuts, income tax rates, estate taxes, a payroll tax holiday, even an [...]
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Have Big Government Regulations on Small Businesses Gone Way Overboard?

In a surprising and startling editorial this week in The Wall Street Journal, a new study by the Institute for Justice is cited, detailing regulation after regulation, heaped upon entrepreneurs and small businesses in Los Angeles.  You might think that Los Angeles with an unemployment rate of 13.7% in September might want to encourage people [...]
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