An Economy of One – April 27, 2017

Hour one: ‘Threat’ of a government shutdown; Harvard study on impact of raising minimum wage; Mortality tables and how to plan for a long future; The new fashion trend: Pre-soiled jeans.  Hour two: Dr. Richard Ebeling, economics professor at The Citadel; Declining number of new business start-ups; Has the US lost its entrepreneurial spirit? Short…

An Economy of One – April 26, 2017

Hour one: March for Science; Global warming and Al Gore’s latest demands; Dr. Betsy McCaughey on the fight against hospital borne infections Hour two: Ryan Radia, research fellow and regulatory counsel at Competitive Enterprise Institute; Venezuela’s continuing meltdown / Is Venezuela’s crisis a look into the future of the U.S.?; The long-reaching effect of Anderson’s…

Headlines – April 26, 2017

The Trump Tax Reform package was announced today: Trump Calls for Deep Cuts in Business Taxes, Changes for Individuals: Broad package seeks to spark sustained 3% economic growth; Democrats hint at objections From the Wall Street Journal: The plan doesn’t eliminate the exemptions for home-mortgage interest and charitable contributions. The two deductions are among the…

An Economy of One – April 20, 2017

Hour one: Thoughts on giving to charity; Gordon Chang discusses North Korea / China; Media coverage of Trump Hour two: Patriots, most of them, visit the White House; Ad in Toledo Blade for silver bars; The pizza police; Why Dutch children are the happiest in the world

Headlines – April 19, 2017

The Federal Reserve ‘Beige Book’ is released: Fed Beige Book: Modest Wage Growth Is Broadening In a couple regions, “worker shortages and increased labor costs were restraining growth in some sectors, including manufacturing, transportation and construction,” the Fed said Wednesday in a roundup of anecdotal information on regional economic conditions, known as the beige book.…