Shrinking GDP and Big Government Failure

After three years of inadequate growth the economy contracted during the final months of 2012. GDP turned negative by 0.1% during the fourth quarter. After the Commerce Department issued it’s quarterly GDP report the White House tried to present a deteriorating economic indicator in positive terms: This was the first quarterly drop in real GDP in […]

Court Rejects President’s Abuse of Power

On January 4, 2012 President Obama appointed three strongly pro-union members to the five member National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  The Board functions like a court, arbitrating disputes between unions and employers. One of the disputes Obama’s Board members considered in 2012 was Noel Canning, a Pepsi-Cola bottler Vs the Teamsters union.   As the President […]