In Defense of CEO Pay – Part 1: The CEO Pay Ratio
CEO’s have taken a beating lately. Some of the criticism is deserved, but the argument that CEO pay is out of line simply because public company CEOs make 300 times what the average worker does, bears some analysis. The implication, sometimes stated outright, is that workers deserve more pay, and CEOs deserve less. That... »
The Fierce Incompetence of Central Planning
What if I told you you could get in on the ground floor (or low level) of a technology company. The company is a few years old, and has had increasing losses over it’s history: $27.2M three years ago, $114.1M two years ago, $232.2M last year and on pace to hit $160M this year.... »
Obama’s (Self-imposed) Palestinian Problem
Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas is asking the United Nations for recognition as a state. This is clearly an embarrassment for Obama, as he is now forced to either accept a Palestinian state without any concessions toward peace, or deny the Palestinian statehood and try to explain his erudite rationale to the calm, rational, understanding,... »
Does Tavis Smiley Think Obama Lied about the Stimulus?
On today’s Morning Joe, PBS host Tavis Smiley accused the Bush administration of lying to the American people about WMD in Iraq. This is a popular liberal canard. It even made Jon Meacham, former editor of Newsweek, and no friend to the cause defend George Bush: Smiley tries to re-define the word “lie” as... »
Why the House GOP Should Give Obama All He Asks For
The GOP seems perplexed by Obama’s “jobs plan,” which is really an attempt to hang the jobs problem around Congress’s neck. They seem to think that he is painting them into a corner. Today, South Carolina Senator, Jim DeMint, laid out his view of this damned if we don’t, damned if we do dilemma. ... »
Live free or compost: New London now using Kelo family’s house for storm debris.
Live free or compost: New London now using Kelo family’s house for storm debris. »
5 NASCAR drivers won’t meet with President who clings to ideology and antipathy for people not like him.
Five NASCAR drivers decline to meet with bitter President who clings to ideology and antipathy for people not like him. »
James Carville is a racist. According to MSNBC’s Richard Wolffe.
James Carville is a racist. According to MSNBC’s Richard Wolffe. »
Odrama and the Impotence of Oration.
There has been a lot of discussion in the blogosphere today about who won and who lost Speech-o-drama. The president tried to upstage the Republican primary debate, was rejected and moved his speech to conflict with the NFL season opener instead. You have to believe that, if Obama has a plan at all, it’s... »
Oops: Obama can do things to increase jobs, but for some reason, he has not yet done them.
Oops: Obama can do things to increase jobs, but for some reason, he has not yet done them. »