Category Archives: Economy

Facing Down a Wrath of Biblical Proportions

An enterprising entrepreneur did a comedic graphic of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell captioned: “IN JPOW WE TRUST.” You may have seen it. The image shows Powell flamboyantly wearing a preacher’s robe and making an esoteric hand gesture with his right hand. His face is grimacing like he’s passing a kidney stone. Continue reading

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Why Labor Productivity Has Collapsed

Recession. Raging consumer price inflation. A Presidential administration that seeks to confuse and obfuscate what’s really going on. These are the realities facing American workers in the dog days of August circa 2022. Continue reading

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What Happens When Work Doesn’t Pay

Jobs data reported this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that, as of the last business day of June, there are 10.7 million job openings. Hence, according to the numbers, there are many more available jobs than willing workers. Continue reading

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How Central Planners Sow Seeds of Economic Ruin

U.S. money printers have recklessly sown dollars in fruitless places over the last 50-years. They’ve squandered opportunities for greater economic growth by sprinkling debt based money into fields with little to no potential for productivity. Continue reading

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