Private Sector on Townhall

Donald Lambro - Fri Nov 4

If President Obama ever expected the economy to improve significantly before the 2012 election, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke buried that hope this week. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Fri Nov 4

Resolution of the European mess has been all about how to bail out banks at taxpayer expense even though banks brought this mess on to themselves by treating sovereign debt as if it had zero risk. ... more

Rachel Alexander - Thu Nov 3

Three years ago, conservative Republicans were falling all over themselves to support Mitt Romney in the Republican primary over John McCain. ... more

Larry Kelley - Thu Nov 3

In attending the occupation of Oakland, I was struck by how the American Left has coalesced around the advocacy of Saul Alinsky, a man that 99% of the so called 99%ers have doubtlessly never heard of. ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Nov 3

First lady Michelle Obama the other day railed at "the few at the top," who do all sorts of bad things. A few months ago, we began hearing of the "1 percent" who are responsible for the current economic mess. "They" apparently make all their money at the expense of the other 99 percent. Are they the same as last year's villains, who had not paid "their fair share" in making over $200,000 in annual income? ... more

AP News - Wed Nov 2

Rachel Marsden - Tue Nov 1

Russian's non-Putin President Dmitry Medvedev (a.k.a. President Placeholder) met with a group of small businessmen in Moscow over the summer to discuss their challenges. One can only imagine where to start. So Medvedev, according to state news agency RIA Novosti, offered some direction: "The youth believe that (the civil service) is an example of how to be successful quickly without the need to apply any effort." ... more

Bob Beauprez - Tue Nov 1

Barack Obama has a problem with numbers. Sometimes he just gets them wrong, and sometimes the numbers aren't very nice to him. ... more

Dan Holler - Mon Oct 24

It is time for our leaders in Congress – the ones lifted into power by a conservative wave – to take a bold, principled stand and put an end to energy subsidies. These subsidies distort private sector investment, waste taxpayer dollars, and allow the government to pick winners and losers. ... more

David Malpass - Sat Oct 22

Europe’s economy and banking system are large enough that the world can’t decouple from a European recession, a weaker euro, or the tail risk of a euro breakup- which would be a Lehman-equivalent negative for global growth. ... more