Category: It’s the economy, stupid

  • Why an Omnibus?

    Had a short discussion with a friend yesterday who suggested that the $1.7 Trillion Omnibus Bill that just passed congress was essential to prohibit the government from shutting down. Considering my own conservative values on Limited Government and Fiscal Responsibility, I nearly choked on my diet soda. My first thought was how, until the last […]

  • Vapor Lock

    Sorry that it’s been a few days since I last wrote here. I’ve had a kind of a “vapor lock” trying to determine what to write next. The problem is not a lack of topics, but a plethora to choose from… So far this week (the last 7 days), we’ve had many stories worthy of […]

  • Inflation

    About 2 years ago, inflation was just over 1%… Now, it is over 6%. When it all started, pundits and administration officials all said it was “temporary“. However, temporary seems to be in the eye of the beholder. Definitions matter, and lasting more than 2 years with no end in sight does not seem to […]