Category Archives: Jobs

Is Wealth Redistribution the Best Way to Get Excellent Health Care?

Dr. Berwick, the new interim apppointment to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is in the news a lot lately over his remark about “… any health-care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized and humane must – must – redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and less [...]
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Are We Entering a Depression?

Economist Paul Krugman in an op-ed column in The New York Times online edition indicates that he is fearful that we are now in the early stages of a depression, possibly the third depression in our history.  Krugman also appears to believe that the cause will be government policy mistakes.  Specifically, he sees the need for [...]
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Fox News Channel Interview – Great People, Enjoyed Doing the Interview

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to be interviewed by Fox News.  It was a great experience and the Fox News Channel staff were terrific people.  If you’re interested in learning more about the interview, please read on. The live interview took place last Tuesday and went about 15 minutes from roughly 1:45 pm – 2:00 pm EDT.  [...]
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Is a VAT Tax Back on the Table?

A recent Yahoo news story suggests that President Obama might consider a VAT (or Value-Added Tax) – essentially a National Sales Tax.  Recently, former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volker brought up the topic of a VAT tax as a potential way to boost taxes.  But, others thought much differently, including the U.S. Senate that voted overwhelmingly 85-13 last week in [...]
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Green Jobs vs. Blue Jobs – Which Jobs Are Better for America?

An article in The Wall Street Journal this week discusses the fact that despite considerable hype over green jobs and government spending, green jobs are just plain scarce.  Indeed, renewable energy rhetoric has run into real world reality!  Is anyone surprised? The President wants to create millions and millions of green jobs, and in fact, some money from the $787B stimulus [...]
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Is the Outlook for Jobs Very Bleak?

An opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal this week paints a very gloomy picture for jobs in America.  According to the article, at least one third of the 162,000 new jobs created in March were temporary census jobs and the actual new jobs created were insufficient to keep up with population growth.  In addition, [...]
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