Monthly Archives: June 2012

June is Bustin’ Out All Over – for the President — 25 June 2012

June has been terrible for President Obama.  And it’s about to get worse. Start with the awful employment numbers for May; as I wrote a few weeks ago, jobs are growing at about half the pace we need them to … Continue reading

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Demographics, Deleveraging, and Debt –17 June 2012

President Obama and Mitt Romney both made speeches about the economy last week, dueling each other from opposite sides of battleground state Ohio.  While the economy is likely to be the premier issue in this year’s presidential election, neither camp … Continue reading

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Scott Walker, Big Cheese — 11 June, 2012

Bill O’Reilly asked a provocative question last week.  Speaking with a pair of Democratic strategists about Scott Walker’s victory in the Wisconsin recall election, he asked, “Why did Walker have more money than [Democratic challenger] Tom Barrett?” Indeed.  One of the … Continue reading

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Economic Incoherence — 5 June 2012

What a ghastly number last week! I’m not referring to the employment figure, although that was bad enough.  A mere 69,000 new jobs, less than half of what economists expected, and the third consecutive month of declining payrolls.  To add … Continue reading

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