Economics 101: In business, only the bottom line matters

From The Wall Street Journal: Ford to More Than Double Mexico Production Capacity in 2018 Auto maker will build new plant in Mexico, expand existing factory By Christina Rogers | Updated Feb. 8, 2016 6:22 a.m. ET Ford Motor Co. will build a new assembly plant in Mexico and sharply increase factory output from that …

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The case for Carly Fiorina

From Paul Mirengoff on Powerline: A case for Carly Fiorina Our friend Dave Begley has been running the rule over the Republican presidential field as it passes through Council Bluffs, Iowa and other venues not far from Omaha, Nebraska where Dave resides. We are proud to have featured his excellent reports on Power Line. Now, …

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Mortgages and the lower income earners

From The Wall Street Journal: Why the U.S. Housing Recovery Is Leaving Poorer Neighborhoods Behind Home prices in wealthier areas are rising, but many poor communities are stuck with a housing crisis that drags on By Joe Light | Updated June 23, 2015 11:20 p.m. ET The housing rebound may have lifted home prices across …

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Karmic Justice!

From The American Thinker: Exec who mocked Chick-Fil-A now on food stamps By Ethel C. Fenig | March 28, 2015 My, what a difference two and a half years and a nasty, self righteous video by a nasty, self righteous man make.  In the summer of 2012, an individual who could only accept diversity, pluralism …

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We told you so: the interests of the working class are not what the Democrats think they are!

From Investor’s Business Daily: Working Class Gives Up On Obama, Fears Job Losses By John Merline, Investor’s Business Daily | 03/10/2015 04:45 PM ET In what could be a significant opening for the Republican Party, working-class Americans have largely abandoned President Obama and rejected his economic policies as they continue to suffer from the historically …

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Economics 101: Profits = Revenue – Expenses, and taxes are an expense

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Not always sunny: Wolf slams visit by Florida governor by Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau | Last updated: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:08 AM | Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:58 PM HARRISBURG – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday – but he’s not coming north …

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We told you so! Another business is closing due to minimum wage increases.

From Twitter: San Francisco libs reap what they sow: Beloved bookstore closes thanks to mandatory minimum wage increase ==> http://t.co/cDl4iqGTDN — Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) February 3, 2015   And the story: Borderlands Books in SF announces closure, cites minimum wage increase By Michael Barba When San Francisco voters approved a minimum wage increase in the …

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Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch and the right to work

We may consider it to be an axiom: if President Obama nominates someone for an important federal position, that someone should never, ever be given a position of responsibility. Attorney General Nominee Defends Obama Immigration Changes WASHINGTON — Jan 28, 2015, 9:01 PM ET | By ERICA WERNER and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press Confronting skeptical …

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€urosclerosis: The Greeks have revolted

From The Wall Street Journal: Syriza Victory in Greek Election Roils European Debate Over Austerity Leftist Party’s Win Is Likely to Embolden Populist Movements Elsewhere in Eurozone By Marcus Walker | Jan. 25, 2015 8:33 p.m. ET BERLIN—For five years, Europe’s common-currency bloc has squabbled over whether the solution to its economic crisis lies in …

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Why should they work?

From The Wall Street Journal: Labor-Market Dropouts Are Staying Out Low Workforce Participation Rate, Amid an Improving Economy, Nags at Economists By Josh Zumbrun | December 28, 2014 2:10 p.m. ET A U.S. economy that suddenly looks healthy—50 straight months of job gains, best quarter of growth in 11 years—is falling short in a key …

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