CEOs Are Literally Bragging About Raising Prices

CEOs Are Literally Bragging About Raising Prices

Today, CEOs of big corporations are playing the tricky “Inflation Blame Game.” Publicly, they moan that the pandemic is slamming their poor corporations with factory shutdowns, supply chain delays, wage hikes, and other increased costs. But inside their boardrooms,...
FDR Must Be Smiling

FDR Must Be Smiling

President Joe Biden has made no secret of his admiration for Franklin D. Roosevelt. The president proudly displays a portrait of FDR in the Oval Office. More significantly, he’s announced the most ambitious plan since FDR’s New Deal for enhancing the well-being of...
Forget the Dow Jones. How’s Doug Jones?

Forget the Dow Jones. How’s Doug Jones?

Language matters. For example, the words that corporate and government officials use to report on the health of America’s economy can either make clear to us commoners what’s going on — or hide and even lie about the reality we face. Consider the most common...
The Only Game in Town

The Only Game in Town

The stock market is down. It must be some crazy thing China has done. Those Communist countries just don’t understand how capitalism works. No, wait! The market just went up. Did China fix its capital markets already? Not really. More likely it’s that our Federal...