A Higher Quality Political Agenda

We trudge without enthusiasm toward electing the next crop of politicians. News channels pretend that something meaningful is happening, but federal candidates rarely offer policy positions deeper than one sentence.  Instead they offer vacuous promises of greatness and pompous themes from the 1960s.  Political blatherskites preach class warfare and condone hypersensitivity on college campuses.  Taxpayers […]

The Consumers Likely Mood in November

Consumers’ moods reflect the current and anticipated domestic economy and world events.  The actual levels of employment opportunities, paychecks and cost-of-living can either free consumers to pursue their wants or constrain them to hunker down.  Threats from abroad can worry consumers about citizens’ safety and the nation’s ability to thrive.  Since consumers take their moods […]