Category Archives: Economics

Democrats’ Claim Check on the Lives of Student Loan Borrowers

I was reminded this morning that I left the student loan industry 12 years ago immediately before the financial collapse related to Fannie and Freddie. I choose based on the consequences of statutory changes by Pelosi after her elevation to … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Employment Testing and Liability

Recently, Yaron Brook published interesting commentary about the Aunt Becky college admissions scandal.  He shared an anecdote about a conversation with company executives about why they don’t test job candidates in order to qualify them for employment. Here is Brook’s … Continue reading

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The Objectivist Conference (OCON) and Ideas for Living Life on Earth

In Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, the world’s hidden producers gathered for one month each summer and in part they traded the intellectual products that they had produced during the prior year. Similarly, Objectivists (those who study and apply Ayn … Continue reading

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CalPERS Warns Against Investing in California

CalPERS, the California Public Employee’s Retirement System, has big bucks from California taxpayers to invest in support of the promises that California politicians have made to public employee unions. Asset International’s Chief Investment Officer reports that CalPERS has only 8.9% … Continue reading

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Is the Great Recession really over?

I did not realize that we are many years into President Obama’s economic boom times.  Reportedly, the Great Recession ended only a couple months after our President took office, but that must be former President Bush’s fault.  Yet, to me, … Continue reading

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