Archive for February, 2010

Anecdotal Evidence of Economic Weakness

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

There is no number to convey what I have perceived in the last couple of months but the signal nevertheless seems too strong to ignore.  I take my daughter to Tae Kwon Do near downtown Chicago two or three days a week from further north on the Interstate.  I do this after school so it […]

Why Republicans Should Fear Thursdays Health Care Summit

Sunday, February 21st, 2010

In watching the Sunday talking head shows today, I saw some footage of Mitt Romney saying something foolish at the recent CPAC dinner.  He said that the Stimulus Package passed by Democrats in 2009 “added not one net new job to the American economy”.  Hmm.  I know what he was trying to say.  But what […]

Why Does America Ignore the Obvious Problem with Entitlements?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

With all the wailing and gnashing of teeth over the Federal Budget our Dear Leader the Obamanator proposed recently, you occasionally hear the solution mentioned but it is rarely discussed and Congress turns it’s back (for example by voting unanimously to keep entitlements off the table when considering how not to bankrupt the country).  It […]