Blogs

  • How Obamacare Killed The Jobs Market

    Economists are “disappointed” with the 74,000 number for new jobs created in December. Not as disappointed as those looking who couldn't find jobs or those who gave up long ago. What did economists expect with the crashing boulder of Obamacare headed downhill towards American employers? Some things are obvious. One…

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  • Talking “Hobby Lobby” With The Smart Guys

    Yesterday's conversation with my colleague from the Fowler School of Law at Chapman University John Eastman and University of California at Irvine Law School's dean, Erwin Chemerinsky, is the first of many we will have on the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases now set for oral argument on March…

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  • A Solution to Income Inequality

    A Solution to Income Inequality

    Income inequality will be the political football tossed around in the coming months. The left will focus on how the rich have gotten richer over the last 20 years. This is true because in a depressed economy middle class folks lose their jobs and rich people gain by buying depreciated…

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  • Ted Cruz and the “Birther” Obsession

    Ted Cruz and the “Birther” Obsession

    If Senator Ted Cruz makes the decision to run for president, there should be no doubt that he's eligible for the office – despite renewed criticism of his dual citizenship in the U.S. and Canada. Cruz was born in Calgary, and his Cuban-born father didn't become a US citizen until…

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  • All “Duty” All Day

    Today's show will focus almost exclusively on former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' new book Duty. The line up of guests already includes Robert C. O'Brien and Eli Lake and will grow throughout the day. Scroll down to read why I think it will be the duty of serious Americans…

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  • The Boeing Deal and Common Sense

    The Boeing Deal and Common Sense

    A major labor union delivered a rare victory for common sense that points the way for more rational behavior by our political leaders. The International Association of Machinists had overwhelmingly rejected a Boeing contract to produce the new 777X in the Seattle area, and when the company came back with…

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  • Obama Joblessness

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    Soon after the president left for his own extravagant Hawaiian Christmas vacation he suddenly realized federal long term  unemployment benefits were going to expire and he demanded (as he usually does) that congress act immediately to extend the program at a reported cost of of nearly $20 billion per year.…

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