Tag Archives: government

A Midsummer Night’s Meanderings

I drove each major commercial corridor in the Green Bay metro area this weekend as I attended weddings, birthdays and graduation parties. As we mark the fourth anniversary of the Great Recession, it is reassuring to know that people still graduate, marry and have children. Weddings and children remind me that people do not exist […]

The Meaning of Private and Public Debt

CNN ran a hard hitting series last week on “Broken Government”.  Since advertising funds broadcast content it is a good window into the mind of the audience.  In this case, it was free credit reports, sleep aids and retirement plans. People are clearly having trouble sleeping. They are worried about their credit scores and their […]

Is Optimism Warranted?

I see that Business Week has opened a micro website called “The Case for Optimism”. While I am naturally optimistic, I found the site interesting, especially an article about cautious optimism. It was written by the CEO of SAP, who grew up in Europe. One of the things that he mentions is that European governments, […]

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