10.02.2013

Playing poker with Harry Reid on the government shutdown

By Bill Wilson I hope and pray I am wrong. Ideally, I hope the House of Representatives stands firm against demands from the Senate and White House to rubber stamp a so-called “clean” continuing resolution — one that will allow funding for Obamacare to take effect. That […]

09.19.2013

Is there any way for the Fed to get out of QE forever?

By Bill Wilson We told you so. As Americans for Limited Government economic analysis had previously predicted — here , here , and here — there would be no tapering from the Federal Reserve’s $85 billion of quantitative easing anytime soon. Defying market expectations that the central bank would announce […]

09.03.2013

Shrinking imports in Q2 bearish indicator for outlook

By Bill Wilson In a revised estimate of growth in the second quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis now projects that the economy grew by 2.5 percent annualized , not the 1.7 percent previously estimated . The total revision amounted to $34.5 billion added to the Gross Domestic Product. However, it was almost entirely on account of adjustments made to the balance of trade, with imports […]

08.27.2013

Will Greece default on another €10 billion to creditors?

EU Tightens Its Noose

By Bill Wilson It looks like Greece may need another bailout of €10 billion ($13.4 billion) to refinance debt it owes to creditors, according to Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras. “If there is need for further support to Greece, it will be in the order of about […]

08.26.2013

Wilson on Fox: Time for GOP to deliver a crushing blow to Obamacare

Obamacare

By Bill Wilson As originally published at http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/08/23/time-for-gop-to-deliver-crushing-blow-to-obamacare/ Three-and-a-half years ago, every single Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives — and 34 Democrats — voted against Barack Obama’s socialized medicine bill. And since taking control of the House following the 2010 elections — thanks in large […]

08.23.2013

Don’t fall for House leadership’s Obamacare salt lick for suckers

Obamacare

By Bill Wilson As originally published at http://washingtonexaminer.com/dont-fall-for-house-leaderships-obamacare-salt-lick-for-suckers/article/2534589 Recent proposals coming from the House GOP leadership on how to address Obamacare reminded me of a sleazy — and illegal — trick that some unscrupulous hunters use. You see, deer love salt. They crave it so much that they […]

08.13.2013

Defund Obamacare the only way

Obamacare

By Bill Wilson “If and when defunding has 60 votes in the Senate, we will absolutely deliver more than 218 votes in the House.” That was House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in an Aug. 9 interview with the National Review , essentially telling the nation that there will never be the votes in the […]

08.01.2013

Obama’s slow-Mho recovery

By Bill Wilson You know things are bad when the government has to engage in blatant manipulation of economic data just to get to an overall assessment of “a weak economy.”  But that is exactly where we find ourselves. The economy is $551 billion larger than previously […]

07.29.2013

Obama’s rogue EPA makes an end-around Congress

By Bill Wilson A national carbon tax masked as an “emissions marketplace” is one of the few pieces of anti-free market legislation Barack Obama has failed to pass during his first four-and-a-half years in office. Clearly this defeat has irked Obama, who is now attempting to bypass […]

07.23.2013

Big trouble in not-so-little China

By Bill Wilson “[T]he only question now is just how bad the crash will be.” That was none other than New York Times pundit Paul Krugman commenting on recent financial developments , including a credit slowdown, in China, an economy he says “has reached its limits” after decades of record expansion. The Krugman warning comes at a time when Fitch is flashing the […]

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