Archive for August 14th, 2010

Illegal Immigration: Violence Accompanies The Search For A Better Life

Pretty much by accident I came across this article in the Phoenix New Times just as I was about to call it a night. It’s about the brutality that accompanies illegal immigration. I personally considered the new Arizona law (SB 1070) which attempted to address the illegal immigration problem a poorly considered piece of legislation. […]

Robert Reich Suggests Massive New Stimulus

Robert Reich has a post up at the Business Insider that sounds the trumpets in a call for an all out attack of the faltering economy. He maintains that we’re not facing a double dip, rather we’re still in the midst of the mother of all dips. His solution which includes dismissing any and all […]

Rental Costs Increase Despite A Housing Glut

The WSJ reports that since April 2006 the cost of renting a house is up 12%. The natural tendency of people to defer purchasing a home in uncertain economic times as well as the conversion of owners to renters as the walked away from their homes has led to increased demand for rental property and […]

President’s Can’t Cure Recessions

From Megan McArdle, here’s one of the best things I’ve read in a long time: Whichever way it works out, one side or another will overattribute the 2012 economy to Obama and the Democrats.  The fact is, the president can’t do much more than tinker around the edges of a $14 trillion economy–for which we […]