Articles by Jerry Bowyer

Lessons From A Capitalist Thanksgiving

The members of the Plymouth colony had arrived in the New World with a plan for collective property ownership. Their charter called for farmland to be worked communally and for the harvests to be shared. You probably will not be surprised to hear that the colonists Read More

Dollar Suicide

It wasn't Colonel Mustard in the library with the candelabra. And contrary to recent press reports, it wasn't Prince Alwaleed in the desert with a cartel. It was, in fact, Dr. Bernanke in the temple with the printing press. And... Read More

Class Warfare On The Airwaves

A friend of mine in the radio business called me recently to ask what I think about the "performance tax" issue. If you are a regular listener to talk radio, you've probably heard ads decrying a plan to impose a... Read More

The Return of the Tax-Shelter President

Investors aren't sheep; they're more like cheetahs. And there may be no species of investor more cheetah-like than the American investor. The latest case in point: municipal bonds. Munies are securities issued by state and local governments (and related entities).. Read More

The Return of the Tax-Shelter President

Investors aren't sheep; they're more like cheetahs. And there may be no species of investor more cheetah-like than the American investor. The latest case in point: municipal bonds. Munies are securities issued by state and local governments (and related entities).. Read More

Why Isn't America Hiring?

On July 1st we saw the release of two piece of important employment data: the Challenger, Gray & Christmas monthly survey of lay-offs and the Monster Employment Index which measures on-line want ads. The latter is an improvement over traditional... Read More

Kempism

We're going to need another Jack Kemp. We're in the same mess now as we were when he rose to prominence in the 1970s: rising taxes, energy rationing, and a misguided belief that we can counter all of that with... Read More

Accounting for (Congressional) Dummies

This week, I watched, with amazement, Larry Kudlow's joust with Congressman Brad Sherman about accounting. Sherman was fresh from his Stalinist show trial of bank CEOs. Having spent the afternoon berating the banks for having the audacity to pay a... Read More

Accounting for (Congressional) Dummies

This week, I watched, with amazement, Larry Kudlow's joust with Congressman Brad Sherman about accounting. Sherman was fresh from his Stalinist show trial of bank CEOs. Having spent the afternoon berating the banks for having the audacity to pay a... Read More

Presidents and the Constitution

John McIntyre of RealClearPolitics and I were both on Larry Kudlow's radio program on Saturday afternoon. Larry asked us both the same question: "Is there anything that Obama could say on Tuesday that will make you feel good about where... Read More

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