CAT CEO Contradicts Obama

President Obama repeated the claim yesterday that Jim Owens, the CEO of Caterpillar, Inc., said “if Congress passes our plan, this company will be able to rehire some of the folks who were just laid off.” But after the president […]

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Gentlemen Start Your Engines

Mother Goose and Grimm by Mike Peters is one of my favorite cartoon strips. One of the most enjoyable episodes that Peters published had Grimmy, the great big gangly yeller dog chasing cars down the street. In each of the […]

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Obama: CAT To Rehire If Bill Passes

President Barack Obama says Caterpillar’s chief executive, Jim Owens, has told him the company will rehire some laid-off workers if the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan passes. The heavy equipment maker announced more than 22,000 job cuts last month as […]

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Yo-Yo Economics

What’s missing from the stimulus bill proposals? Depending on who you ask you could get any number of different answers. In my opinion the critical thing missing is funding for an independent, non-partisan study of our economic structure with a […]

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