Gordon C. Boronow
Many people I've talked to recently are disappointed with the choices of presumptive Presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. That's understandable. Both Clinton and Trump are flawed candidates, vehemently opposed by significant portions of the population.
Are you a low interest rate person? Donald Trump is. In a widely reported interview on CNBC last week, Mr. Trump emphasized that he is "a low interest rate guy."
Are you offended by the recent spate of companies opposing the right of Americans to exercise freedom of conscience? Indiana, Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Missouri and Arkansas have come under sharp attack from Apple, Disney, the NFL, and the NBA, among others.
One of the too-few happy days in the twentieth century was November 9, 1989, the day the Berlin Wall came down.
I had the occasion this week to dust off my old copy of "The Way the World Works" by Jude Wanniski, a close advisor to former HUD Secretary and former Congressman Jack Kemp, back in the day when the Carter malaise had us thinking much in the way we do today.
Readers of the Christian Post are familiar with the IRS scandal directed against Tea Party related organizations. The misuse of the IRS as a political weapon did not begin with President Obama and suppression of the Tea Party however.
As a professor of economics, I read a lot of analysis from many different sources; economists, investment advisors, policymakers, and business leaders. There has never been such a divergent range of opinions, from people whose opinions I respect, than right now.
While riding in the car with my wife the other day, a story came up on a news radio station that caught my attention. An earnest community activist was warning the listeners of one of the dangers in shopping for Christmas toys; the danger of falling victim to gender-based pricing.
Back in the '60s, President Lyndon Johnson tried to wage the Vietnam War and launch the welfare programs known as the "Great Society" at the same time. In a classic example of the "guns and butter" tradeoff, the president was unwilling to make a decision between guns or butter.
What we need in Corporate America is not more laws and regulations, but a major rethinking about the purpose of Business.