Consumer Confidence on Townhall

Chris Poindexter - Mon Jun 27

The ongoing budget stalemate threatens to undermine the full faith and credit of the United States of America. Demonstrating to the world that we confront that potential with the determination and maturity of a kindergarten class is not helping inspire confidence. ... more

Kathy Fettke - Sat Jun 25

Job growth may be weak across the nation, but several industries are poised to outperform the rest, according to data release from IBISWorld. Here's the top five from the list. ... more

Mike Needham - Sun Jun 19

Tax increases are unacceptable. If there is to be a debt deal, it should focus on pro-growth policies, not anti-growth tax increases. ... more

John Ransom - Sat Jun 18

According to the Wall Street Journal one economist says that the confidence numbers are a good predictor of the election results for incumbent presidents. By that measure Obama’s re-election is far from assured. ... more

Ryan James Girdusky - Wed Jun 8

Americans have become disenchanted with the economic stagnation; headlines reading “a new low”, has been applied to the economy more than to Congressman Anthony Weiner. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Mon Jun 6

This much is common knowledge: both these automakers, whatever their size and connections and importance, all of which are considerable, richly deserved to fail. ... more

Rich Galen - Fri Jun 3

Whatever Americans believe is going on in the economy in August of the election year is what voters will take to the polls with them in November when they vote for President. ... more

Larry Kudlow - Thu Jun 2

If there was a serious pro-growth movement in Washington to accelerate tax-reform overhaul and pin-back regulatory barriers like the NLRB war with Boeing, the EPA war against energy, and the Obamacare threats that are too numerous to count, that just might revive the animal spirits. But what Wednesday's job data told us is that small businesses are barely hiring today, and that brand new startups are few and far between. ... more

Mike Needham - Mon May 2

“Republicans Get Grilled at Town Hall Meetings Over Budget Plan,” read the headline on a page National Journal, an inside-the-beltway news source that put up with video clips of Republican lawmakers at townhall meetings during the April recess. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Mon Mar 28

The cast might have changed but the plot is the same: A president thinks he can keep spending-and-taxing, running up deficits and adding to the national debt, but escape the inescapable result: rising inflation. ... more