Should We Buy American?

How to diminish unemployment? The NY Times tells us about a Montana general contractor who plans to use only American-made goods for building his homes. Explaining, he said,  “I think we co…

Recycling Matters

Coca-Cola has a recycling problem. Last year, it had hoped to process 100 million pounds of recycled PET (bottle grade) plastic in its Spartanburg, S.C. plant and is not even close. Here is why: Less …

Government Matters

Which do you prefer, “free” or “fair?” We have free speech, a free press, freedom of religion. The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights refer to…

"Buy Australian?"

In Australia, concerned about the impact of twin disasters in Queensland this summer, Australia is saying, “Buy Australian.”  But they just faced an unexpected problem. The T-shirts t…

Are We All Keynesians?

According to the Yardeni newsletter, in 1965, A Time Magazine cover story was titled, “The Economy, We Are All Keynesians Now”. Even Milton Friedman was quoted as saying, “We are all…

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