China’s American Enablers

China argues that some American companies will suffer if China stops subsidizing manufacturing and adjusts their currency to market levels. They’re right. The fight over Chinese violations of trade rules […]

Chinese Currency Showdown

China is holding down the value of its currency, which means goods made there cost less everywhere else. This undercuts American companies that make things, so they close factories here […]

When Conservatives Are Right…

Pat Buchanan has a column today on manufacturing, The Disemboweling of America, that hits the nail on the head. In fact, if I fairly excerpt enough of the column and […]

Green Jobs Are NOT A Myth!

Last week the Washington Post ran an op-ed with the curious headline, “The Green Jobs Myth.” Oil and coal lobbyists everywhere, well-aware that most people only read headlines and a […]

Whirlpool Workers File Legal Action

Yesterday: Whirlpool Threatens Workers Who Protest Plant Closing, I thought that was the end of it, but whoa, what’s this? Whirlpool Threatens Workers: Protesting Plant Closure Risks ‘Future Jobs’ A […]

NYTimes Owes Us An ACORN Smear Retraction

A month ago while covering the arrest of James O’Keefe after his attempt to tamper with the phones at Senator Mary Landrieu’s office the New York Times repeated conservative misinformation […]

Jobs: Bail Out States, Yes Or No?

The warnings are dire. Just yesterday, for example: Recession Tightens Grip on State Tax Revenues, The recession can now claim another troublesome record: state tax collections shrank at the end […]

Yes, Nuclear

I believe that global warming is the most serious threat humanity faces. So we need to use every possible technology we can to replace energy sources that put greenhouse gases […]

Stimulus Steel Jobs In Youngstown

Thanks to the “stimulus plan” and rising demand from infrastructure work, a new steel rolling mill is opening in Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown area to get 350 more jobs when new […]

News Flash: Nations Compete

I have a regular spot on the radio show, The Fairness Doctrine, currently in Massachusetts but going national. The show has a liberal and a conservative host and they present […]

COBRA Runs Out Soon For Many

The unemployed have a lot to fear, including losing COBRA itself. Congress is considering passing an extension of COBRA subsidies for the unemployed. But a bigger problem is not just […]

Who Is Really “Anti-Business”?

In the Bloomberg story today, Obama Doesn’t ‘Begrudge’ Bonuses for Blankfein, Dimon, President Obama, spoke up about the huge Wall Street bonuses handed out this year, “I know both those […]

Doubling Exports

In the State of the Union speech President Obama set a goal of doubling American exports by 2015. The Commerce Department is launching a National Export Initiative to work on […]

Obama’s Radical Agenda

Conservatives are constantly talking about Obama’s “radical, far-left agenda.” “At last!”, I said. Hearing their whines and complaints I became hopeful that our government would finally serve We, the People […]

Cut What?

Here’s an easy way to win an argument with a conservative over taxes and spending. Hand the conservative a piece of paper, a pencil and a calculator and ask him […]
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