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... »
Fuzzy Math: 20,000 more people lose their jobs, but unemployment improves to 9.7%
Fuzzy Math: 20,000 more people lose their jobs, but unemployment improves to 9.7% »
Politcal Math shows why the Obama spending freeze does not hold water (video).
Politcal Math shows why the Obama spending freeze does not hold water (video). »
2 million people were at the 70,000 person tea party the MSM didn’t report on.
2 million people were at the 70,000 person tea party the MSM didn’t report on. »
Political Math schools Krugman on why $9 T isn’t chump change (and we ain’t chumps)
Political Math schools Paul Krugman on why $9 T isn’t chump change (and we ain’t chumps). »
Obama: No Mathlete
In last night’s speech Barack Obama claimed that, “we import triple the amount of oil as the day that Senator McCain took office.“ So what? Senator McCain has been in office for 26 years. That’s an average increase of 4.2% per year (with compounding). Second, and more importantly, what does that have to do... »
Now who’s being ignorant?
At a town hall meeting in Berea , Ohio, today, Senator Obama (D-iva), called John McCain and his campaign ignorant for mocking Obama’s tire inflation plan. You know the other day I was in a town hall meeting and I laid out my plans for investing $15 billion a year in energy efficient cars... »
The media have been screaming bloody murder over Exxon’s recent quarterly results. Even the Anointed One has decreed that these profits are “excessive” and has announced a blatantly socialist plan to further tax Exxon so that he can buy votes with $1000 stimulus checks. While it’s true that Exxon’s net profits of $11.7 billion... »
Jim Gereghty at the Campaign Spot points out Obama’s flimsy New Math on tire pressure. I agree with Jim in general, but I think there’s an easier way to make the point. First, Obama’s connecting this with offshore oil drilling is ridiculous. That’s like a doctor telling a man with a cold, if you... »
Last Updated July 3, 2008 Below is a list of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s “publicly reported” gaffes, misstatements and downright stupidity. (I put publicly reported in quotes because it’s not like the mainstream media have reported these widely. In many cases the media do not even realize the anointed one has made a... »