Marketplace

Blog Headline of the Day – Progressives redefining the language

by Skip October 22, 2013

From CNSews – the truth about Obamacare: ‘Marketplace:’ Where People Buy Compulsory Insurance With Other People’s Money A total distortion of the traditional definition of a “marketplace” where vendors invest their own resources to purchase their wares and hope that buyers, using their own resources, find those wares sufficient valuable that they voluntarily engage in […]

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I dream of Jeannie Shaheen too – and it’s a nightmare.

by Skip August 11, 2013

Once again, WMUR’s Closeup – this week’s edition where Shaheen was the subject of two of the three segments.  I listened and just have to make some comments She makes the claim that the Senate has passed more bills than the House.  Actually, the House has passed more bills than the Senate, but I guess […]

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Data Point – Your degree DOES determine your future earnings.

by Skip July 7, 2013

“We show that there are large differences in unemployment rates, underemployment rates, and average wages across majors. In particular, we show that those with degrees in majors that provide technical training, such as “Engineering” and “Math & Computers,” or in those that are geared toward growing parts of the economy, such as “Education” and “Health,” […]

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Government or Private: Really, which is “investment” and which is just spending?

by Skip December 9, 2012

Remember, there is a reason why the Left is redefining the language that Government no longer “spends” but “invests”.  They hate the idea that investments in the private sector can do far better than Government spending, so they (as in many other areas) try to equate the two so as to totally blur any difference […]

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