Obama’s Trickle Down Economics

Trickle Down Economics isn’t simply a conservative theory, it’s also a liberal one. The difference is that the liberal version of Trickle Down Economics involves taxing the public to death, and having Congress trickle down some of the money back to the public, in between massive doses of pork and waste. Obama’s Stimulus Plan is a perfect example of Liberal Trickle Down Economics.

By Daniel Greenfield - Thursday, February 26, 2009

New Deal or Raw Deal?

Last week, I had the opportunity to hear Burton Folsom speak to a group of more than 300 college students at San Jose State University. In addition to presenting a strong case that the programs of Franklin Roosevelt provided a “raw deal,” he proved to be an enthusiastic and inspiring speaker. Based on the many questions asked after his presentation, it was apparent that by the end of the event that most students were convinced that FDR’s economic legacy left a damaged America.

By Guest Column Richard Geno- Thursday, February 26, 2009

Express-News announces job cuts

San Antonio’s Hearst Corp.-owned daily newspaper says it will lay off 135 people and will not fill an additional 30 positions.

By News on the Net - Thursday, February 26, 2009

Nortel Networks to cut 3,200 more jobs

TORONTO (AP) — Telecom equipment company Nortel Networks Corp. plans to cut its work force by 3,200 jobs worldwide, or more than 10 percent of its global work force, in an effort to restructure its operations while under court protection.

By News on the Net - Thursday, February 26, 2009

Obama plan stifles competition and undermines world-class quality care Americans now enjoy

-Grace-Marie Turner
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — President Obama’s State of the Union speech made it clear that he sees a much larger role for government in our $2.2-trillion health sector.  It reaffirms his campaign and legislative proposals that pushed initiatives that expand existing government programs and create new taxpayer-funded health plans.

By Guest Column - Thursday, February 26, 2009

California job cuts from ‘mass layoffs’ up 25% last month

More evidence of how the job market has fallen off a cliff this year: California was hit much harder in January by “mass layoff events”—cuts of 50 or more jobs by a single employer—compared with December.

By News on the Net - Thursday, February 26, 2009

RSA cuts 1,200 jobs as profit rises 13%

RSA, the UK’s largest commercial insurer, revealed plans to cut 1,200 jobs in the UK by the middle of next year today as it aims to slash its cost base by £70 million.

By News on the Net - Thursday, February 26, 2009

More job losses in manufacturing, retail sectors

Taiwan’s January seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose to a record high level of 5.33 percent as the island, caught up in the global downturn, suffers from possibly its longest recession.

By News on the Net - Thursday, February 26, 2009

AskKinjo now automatically detects your location to provide faster, more accurate information

Toronto, Canada – February 26, 2009 – AskKinjo Inc., Canada’s first provider of free and personalized location-based services (LBS) in audio format, continues to expand its service in the Greater Toronto Area with features that make it even easier to use for people on the go. Bell Mobility,TELUS, Koodo and Solo, Rogers, Fido

By Guest Column - Thursday, February 26, 2009

Barnie Frank: Show Some Adoration

Maybe my memory is failing, but I seem to recall Democrats sitting on their hands during most of President Bush’s addresses to the Congress. But now that many in the nation have been caught up in the Barack Obama awe, Republicans are expected to suspend their opposition and give the new president some love.

By Bob Parks - Thursday, February 26, 2009

Dubai’s Dramatic Drop

As the Muslim world settled into ever-deeper decline over the past decade, mired in political extremism, religious sickness, economic irrelevance, WMD, anarchy, dictatorship, and civil wars, Dubai stood out as a happy anomaly.

By Guest Column - Thursday, February 26, 2009

Co-Opting Green, is a Bad Liberal Dream

(Perth) – The overwhelming negative response coming into the community office indicated to MPP Randy Hillier that a new nightmare is beginning again under the McGuinty Government.  The Government’s introduction of Bill 150, Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 deepens the socialist chasm and signals another intrusion into Ontario’s economy.

By Randy Hillier - Thursday, February 26, 2009