Under Private Investment at Home

By Zachary Alexander on

The so-called gurus on cable news like to talk about the trillions of dollars sitting on the sidelines. They say that the reason for the under investment by private companies is the Obama Administration’s inability to guarantee certainty in the marketplace. Progressive advocates like to conflate under private investment with the unwillingness to pay a …

Playing Politics is not a Pro-Growth Strategy

By Zachary Alexander on

It is not hard to see the effects of politics on the national conversation given the results of two recent votes in Congress. The Cost Cutter Wing of the Republican Party got it’s wishes when the House voted to reduce funding for food stamps. The Freedom First Wing returned to its Tea Party roots when …

Why not a living wage?

By Zachary Alexander on

There are a lot of very serious people who would agree that the biggest threat facing working and middle class Americans is posed by inflation. The reason is that inflation attacks both the ability to obtain staples and the capacity to save. The good news is that inflation is not the problem that it once …

Post-Globalism versus Short-Term Thinking

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Nothing epitomizes the strategies that have led to America’s long decline like the value placed on short-term results. A lot of very serious people can’t seem to remember if they are for short-term thinking or against it. Many of these so-called gurus spend two months out every quarter talking about how dangerous short-term thinking is …