Wayne Winegarden

Wayne Winegarden
Taxing the Middle Class with Soda Taxes
By Wayne Winegarden
Soda taxes are becoming every politicians “go-to” revenue source. Governor Patterson (D-NY) spearheaded an attempt to implement a ...
October 31, 2009
The Chicago Way
By Wayne Winegarden
You wanna know how to get Capone? They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours ...
July 18, 2009
Obama’s Health Care Reform “Paints the Roses Red”
By Wayne Winegarden
Painting the roses red; And many a tear we shed; Because we know; They'll cease to grow; In fact, they'll ...
June 06, 2009
The 2009 De-Stimulus Program Risks “A Lost Decade”
By Wayne Winegarden
Throughout his first 100 days President Obama has amply demonstrated his fundamental belief that government knows best. His rash and ...
April 25, 2009
Government Spending is Not the Answer
By Wayne Winegarden
Lost for what to do, there appears to be only one cure-all the government will consider for the current economic ...
March 14, 2009
Fiscal Illusion
By Wayne Winegarden
Over 2,400 years ago the famous Greek historian, Herodotus, counseled that “Haste in every business brings failure.” Now in ...
January 24, 2009
The Economic Recession and the Future of CSR
By Wayne Winegarden
Perhaps the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement of the late 1990’s and early 2000’s was simply a fad – an ...
December 06, 2008
Lessons from the Housing Bubble
By Wayne Winegarden
Learning from history requires a thoughtful analysis of what actually happened, not endlessly parroting a politically convenient slogan.  The current ...
October 25, 2008
Bailing Out Fannie and Freddie: Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain
By Wayne Winegarden
Herbert Simon once remarked “"That which cannot continue forever – won’t." If only Secretary Paulson applied that wisdom to ...
September 13, 2008
Rising Oil Prices and Global Warming: Connecting the Facts
By Wayne Winegarden
Gas prices may have retreated from their recent peak, but they are still outrageously high.  More worrisome, current gas affordability ...
August 02, 2008
"Cap and Trade" Fallacies
By Wayne Winegarden
Thankfully, cap and trade – aka the Warner-Lieberman “America's Climate Security Act of 2007” – suffered a quick death in ...
June 21, 2008
Need Growth, Think Global Warming?
By Wayne Winegarden
In the “Ship of Fools”, Sebastian Brant remarked: “The world wants to be deceived”. We want perfect abs in ...
May 03, 2008
"Creative Capitalism" or Capitalism's Creativity
By Wayne Winegarden
While not as troubled as George Bailey from “It’s A Wonderful Life”, Bill Gates is clearly in need of Clarence’s ...
February 23, 2008
CSR and the Democratic Policies of the 2008 Elections
By Wayne Winegarden
Madmen in authority, who hear voices in the air, are distilling their frenzy from some academic scribbler of a few ...
January 12, 2008
Social Responsibility Activists Do Not Play Fair
By Wayne Winegarden
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, one of the definitions of fairness is “conforming with the established rules.” Based on ...
November 23, 2007
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