Jim Prevor Articles


Keystone, Obama, and Leadership

8:08 AM, Feb 09, 2012

Joe Nocera, an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, has an astonishing piece titled, “Poisoned Politics of Keystone XL.” Most of the piece rehashes criticism of President Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, which is designed to bring oil from the tar sands in Alberta, Canada, to the United States:

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Ron Paul—and the ‘Pink Slip’

1:28 PM, Feb 01, 2012

Jack Welch, the former CEO of General Electric, and his wife Suzy, the former editor of the Harvard Business Review, kick off their new management column for Reuters with a piece titled “Ron Paul and the pink slip that could decide the election.”

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Businessmen Aren't Marionettes

3:22 PM, Jul 12, 2011

Alan Blinder’s Wall Street Journal column today, “Our National Jobs Emergency,” unwittingly provides an answer to why all the Obama administration’s machinations to improve our economy have failed.

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Why Temporary Fixes Aren’t Fixes at All

10:08 AM, Jun 27, 2011

Robert H. Frank, a professor of economics at Cornell University, makes an important point in his New York Times column, titled “The Payroll Tax Needs a Vacation.” Specifically, Frank argues, we shouldn’t allow the debate over the federal deficit to obscure the problem of getting people back to work.

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Men Not at Work

Social problems are unlikely to be solved with carrots alone.
3:19 PM, May 11, 2011

One big problem conservatives face in trying to develop and implement effective public policy is that conservative thinkers have gotten used to operating in an intellectual milieu that assumes activist government is the answer to every question.

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Lightning Rod

It’s not A-Rod’s fault he got a tax break on his condo
Mar 14, 2011

 

New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez is in the news again, this time for reasons having nothing to do with Cameron Diaz or baseball. 

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