Francois Hollande Hates the Poor, According to His Ex-Girlfriend

If Francois Hollande hates the poor, Valérie Trierweiler would know about it. Of course, she could also be exaggerating since he cheated on her. (The whole relationship is bizarre since they were never married—and their relationship began while she was still officially married. Nevertheless, she believes Hollande “cheated” on her by having sex with another woman.) She is obviously quite angry at him. Still her testimony seems quite plausible. According to the International Business Read more […]

How to Learn from France’s Economy—Lessons Lost on Barack Obama

We’ve been taught today that the way to economic prosperity is through higher taxes and more government intervention. If that were true, France should be among the best performing nations of the world, but that is not the case. How about these results from one state, as written about in the Daily Signal: …the lowest unemployment rate in the South; 2 million jobs for the first time in state history; economic growth rates nearly 50 percent higher than the national average since 2008; and six Read more […]

Is Obama Planning “Left Wing Austerity” for Second Term?

So, as everyone knows, after the next election, we face an immediate “fiscal cliff.” If re-elected, President Barack Obama is expected to move quickly in November to nominate a new Treasury secretary, and that person could play a key role negotiating with Congress about the looming “fiscal cliff” of tax increases and spending cuts, people familiar with the planning said. According to the Wall Street Journal, yesterday, one of the names being floated as Timothy Geithner’s replacement is Erskine Read more […]