Peter Morici Archive
Published October 21, 2013
The Labor Department is expected to report Tuesday on the September jobs picture. Sadly, business expectations for permanently slower growth and more burdensome regulations are changing labor market and social conditions.
Published October 16, 2013
President Obama's doomsday rhetoric makes the U.S. government appear inept and irresponsible, has eroded the primary standing of U.S. securities in global markets, and will weaken U.S. economic leadership in global forums for many years to come.
Published October 14, 2013
The Obama administration has selectively applied the concept of "essential activities" to impose pain, blame Republicans and reward its political allies.
Published October 09, 2013
Spending less on non-debt service items would not rock financial markets unless the president tables a plan to do the reasonable -- live within the nation’s means.
Published October 08, 2013
Abandoning debt ceiling discipline, as many in the financial community suggest, to let Congress to spend as it pleases would be the peak of folly.
Published October 01, 2013
President Obama, as much as House Republicans, shut down the government. He is not willing to compromise on just about any issue, leaving the GOP with no other options.
Published September 26, 2013
Although Americans will be without coverage, too many voters will depend on federal subsidies or Medicaid, and simply won’t vote to give up those entitlements.
Published September 20, 2013
The U.S. economy has unaddressed woes that neither President Obama and his liberal friends nor Speaker Boehner and his Tea Party rebels are willing to admit or address.
Published September 16, 2013
In a globalized economy, America has to play its strengths, but during the Obama recovery the international trade deficit has nearly doubled.
Published September 01, 2013
President Obama exacerbated near term fears by first vacillating after Syrian President Assad crossed his red line, and then asking Congress to vote on military action.