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Politics: Jeb Bush Loses at CPAC and the Republican Party Should be Worried

As improbable as it sounds, the presidential election season has started and last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) gave us a glimpse of individuals who will not be running … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

US Politics: Unions Find Resistance is Futile

This past week, Michigan became the 24th “right-to-work” state in the Union when its Republican governor signed two anti-union bills into law. Predictably, this set off a massive round of … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

United States: Positive Labor Numbers Hide Bad News

Data released by the US Department of Labor (DoL) showed the United States added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell .2 percent to 7.7 percent. Economists expressed … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · 4 Comments

US Politics: No Threat to Grover Norquist’s No More Taxes Pledge

The past few days have seen a flurry of news reports on how Republican congressional representatives are abandoning Grover Norquist’s “Taxpayer Protection Pledge.” Senators Saxby Chambliss, Bob Corker, Lindsey Graham, … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

US Politics: Desperation will Win the War for Conservatives

The US election is over and the country’s political culture remains divided; Democrats retain control of the Presidency and the Senate while the Republicans remain firmly in charge of the … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 4 Comments

US Elections: Should You Vote for the Party or the Candidate?

The US election season is in its final stretch and both political parties, along with their supporters, are doing everything they can to convince those who have not yet voted … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment