Granite Status – Dem NH CD-1 Candidate Wants to Raise Min. Wage to $15/Hour

by Steve MacDonald September 17, 2015
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Will Carol Shea-Porter try to out bid him? SHAWN O’CONNOR, a Democratic congressional candidate in the 1st District, plans to announce today that he supports increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2021, and indexing it to inflation. His proposal would give small businesses a tax credit equal to 50 percent of the increase […]

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Jeanne Shaheen Spends Over 20 Trillion in Six Years – Needs More Or Else!

by Steve MacDonald July 2, 2014
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Jeanne Shaheen and more than half a decade of Democrat majority Government have spent more than 20 trillion dollars on that government.  We’ve had plenty of advertised stimulus, some of it sold as specific to the very thing that now motivates the US Senate to ask for a raise in the Federal gas tax. Failure […]

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There is Government inflation, and then there is real inflation

by Skip June 20, 2014

We keep hearing that the inflation rate is low – between 1 & 2% since, well, for years.  Fine and dandy.  But you know, every time I go to the gas pump or to the local grocery store we habituate, well, we know that the “published” rate lies.  Of COURSE it lies – the government […]

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Extreme Cold Culls Herd – Beef Prices On The Rise

by Steve MacDonald April 9, 2014
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Global cooling is having an effect on the price of beef.  The longer, colder winters have shrunk herds to levels not seen since 1951, according to the LATimes. (Note that the LAT blames ‘extreme weather.’) That means higher meat prices for consumers already burdened by high food inflation and soaring energy prices.  Thank God we […]

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Inflation is Everywhere

by Steve MacDonald August 26, 2013
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As Gas Prices Reach Toward $4.00/ Gallon

by Steve MacDonald July 31, 2013

If you recall, a few years back, while Democrats had complete control of congress, and when gas prices were rising but lower than they are now, Democrats in New Hampshire were tripping over each other to blame Republicans and to claim that energy companies were getting rich on the backs of working families. Even the […]

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May 4th GrokTALK! Bonus – Mike Rogers Talks About Currency, Gold, And the Teetering Global Economy

by Steve MacDonald May 5, 2013

In Segment Five – roughly 20 minutes long – Mike Rogers takes us through a discussion of current monetary policy and the dangerous dance of central bankers.   Segment Five Download this segment here.   Please support this program by making a donation today. Thanks! You can get links to other segments or listen to […]

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Movie star Kevin “Hercules” Sorbo: “Everything government touches they destroy.”

by Tim Condon March 5, 2013

He really IS Hercules! A Hercules of Freedom, and he’s got some great libertarian movie projects in the works!

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Data Point – the highest inflation of them all?

by Skip January 15, 2013

All those VPs of Diversity and Sustainability…..costs go up when Admin costs keep going up and > Faculty costs (H/T: College Insurrection)

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We’re going down, folks.

by Tim Condon November 29, 2012

But this time there’s going to be a documentary for the historians to study; it’s aptly named The Bubble. The movie explains the coming economic crash, including “Who caused it, who called it, and what’s next.” Included in the movie are appearances by economists, commentators, historians, and investment experts; they include Thomas E. Woods, Jr.; Jim […]

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Data Point – gas inflation over the last 10 years

by Skip September 14, 2012

(H/T:  Business Insider)

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Paul Krugman on Greece: It’s Europe’s Fault!

by Rick Olson June 18, 2012

“Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.”  —Herbert Hoover Paul  Krugman over at the New York Times is an unapologetic Statist, Keynesian and Progressive liberal who does well to technicratically argue for strong centralized governments in the area of economics. Krugman is an ardent advocate for income redistribution through governmental means […]

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Food prices and global …cooling?

by Steve MacDonald May 5, 2011

Personally I’d rather risk being warm and fed, than cold, broke, and starving.

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Is This The Hope And Change You Were Looking For?

by Steve MacDonald March 7, 2011

So is this the hope and change you were waiting for?

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