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America’s Looming Economic Collision Course with Math

Four years before the 2008 financial crisis, the subsequent bank bailouts, and the Obama presidency that have more than doubled the national debt, MIT published a book by Laurence Kotlikoff ...

Two Years Later, I Still Oppose Reauthorizing EXIM

Below is an article I wrote two years ago as Congress was debating the reauthorization of the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank. The reauthorization debate is about to heat up again next month, ...

Don’t Play Roulette with SC’s Future

Since I started the show “Common Cents,” I have been telling folks across our state that a strong culture leads to a strong economy, and that a strong economy reinforces a strong ...

To Inflate or Deflate? The Question We Shouldn’t Be Asking.

Though each of us uses American dollars to pay for products and services each and every day, we rarely take the time to think of the value of money. No, this isn’t going to be some ...

When Will America Run Out of Money?

The Federal Reserve’s manipulation of the money system is moving America perilously close to the collapse of the dollar. Never one to be an alarmist, I do believe that quantitative ...

Mashing the Middle

I originally wrote this piece during the run-up to the 2012 presidential reelection campaign, however, as the Congressional midterms heat-up this year, the President and the Democratic ...

The Perfect Fiscal Storm is Nearing

For the past two years on “Common Cents” I’ve been warning that the Federal Reserve’s printing of money to buy US Treasury Bonds (to bankroll the annual federal ...

An XL Solution

America’s energy future will be determined by the immediate steps we take to alleviate our dependency on oil from countries that desire to do us harm. For far too long, Americans ...
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