Monthly Archives: August 2011

Economic Unbalance Risks Future

Underneath the income and deficit unbalances ravaging America, structural unbalance erodes our economy…and our prospects for recovery. In “Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism,” noted economics author Kevin Phillips points out that finance … Continue reading

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Income Gaps Burning American Capitalism

To thwart tyranny, the wise among our Founders embedded in the Constitution a system of checks and balances. Unwise and unchecked unbalances risk the rise of new forms of tyranny in America. Consider this reported unbalance: “Income inequality in the … Continue reading

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Congress Ignores, S&P Confronts Unbalance

Once upon a time in America, the wise among victorious rebels framed a set of laws to avoid the need for future rebellion. They sought to thwart tyranny, foster freedom, and require competing interests to find common ground. We honor … Continue reading

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Energy May Top Barbour Accomplishments

Amid well-wishers wearing “Thanks Haley” stickers, Haley Barbour made his last appearance as Governor at the Neshoba County Fair last week. He used it to reflect on accomplishments. “The response of Mississippians to Katrina’s devastation did more to improve Mississippi’s … Continue reading

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