Private Sector on Townhall

Stephen DeMaura - Sat Sep 8

In two months, voters will be faced with a choice between two fundamentally different approaches to America’s economic challenges: one that advocates for tremendous investments from the federal government to restart the economy and another that allows the regulatory and financial flexibility to let the market and small businesses drive economic growth. ... more

David Malcolm - Fri May 25

In Hawthorne, California, birthplace of the Beach Boys and just minutes south of Los Angeles International Airport, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is making the futuristic “final frontier” envisioned in movies like “Star Trek” a near-term reality. ... more

David Malcolm - Mon May 14

The economy created a disappointing 115,000 jobs in April, and the “official” unemployment rate “dropped” to 8.1 percent (from 8.3%) as a result of more Americans leaving the job market altogether. ... more

Washington, DC - Mon Apr 30

Chairman of Google questions his proposal for fixing the economy. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Thu Mar 22

I hereby bestow the Bob Dole Award on all the people who are mistakenly focusing on the symptom of red ink rather than the underlying disease of bloated government. ... more

Dan Holler - Mon Mar 19

There are two Americas. No, I am not adopting occupy-style rhetoric that pits one group of Americans against another. What I am talking about is the fundamental difference between America’s entrepreneurial private sector and America’s cumbersome public sector. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Mar 7

Tony Katz - Wed Dec 28

As reported by USA Today... all types of federal employees - from scientists to custodial staff - have had huge increases in pay over the past five years. ... more

Donald Lambro - Thu Dec 15

Newt Gingrich's sharp counter attack against Mitt Romney for "laying off employes" during his years as a venture capital investor was taken right out of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's liberal campaign playbook. ... more

Bill Tatro - Tue Nov 8

The real job creator in this ocuntry is a single bean-counter who works in a small room with a green eyeshade pulled over his head at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). He creates jobs with the stroke of a pen. ... more

Dan Holler - Mon Nov 7

Behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, a massive lobbying effort is underway. On a seemingly small issue with scant public attention, powerful special interests are looking to cash in their chits and strike a deal – a deal that will come at the expense of taxpayers. ... more

John Ransom - Sun Nov 6

Judging by the number of comments on the story, liberals are very offended that I believe Obama is the "The Worst of All Possible Presidents." Somehow, I think, I'll learn to live with the guilt. Over time, I might even learn to laugh about it. Yep: Time's up. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sat Nov 5

In the last year, the civilian population rose by 1,739,000. Yet the labor force rose by a mere 238,000. Those not in the labor force rose by 1,501,000. Were it not for people dropping out of the labor force, the unemployment rate would be well over 11%. ... more

David Malpass - Sat Nov 5

With growth slowing and fiscal deficits widening, the EFSF isn’t big enough to stop the contagion. We think Europe’s outlook will deteriorate until a strong new source of confidence is introduced – though two powerful ones, ECB bond buying and U.S.-style blanket guarantees for new bank debt, aren’t on the table. ... more