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Alexander R. Cohen
March 7, 2013 -- If you know an unemployed college graduate under 25, Charlie Rangel has a job for him. And if you know an employed one—Rangel has a job for him, too.
Nicole Ciandella over at the Competitive Enterprise Institute challenges President Obama and his Republican opponent's shared preference for discussing small businesses rather than big ones. It's the big businesses, she says, and the businesses that become big, that create new opportunities for workers and consumers. So they deserve more "love" from politicians.
Does Mitt Romney even know what a free market is?
It’s worth asking, if only because people watching him debate last night, and incorrectly assuming that a successful businessman must know such basic facts, may have been misled.
It is sometimes suggested that success in business is an exceptionally good qualification for public office. By that standard, Michael R. Bloomberg would be one of the most qualified public officials in the country: Before becoming mayor of New York City, he built a highly successful enterprise—and its field was financial news, thus tying him to two of New York’s most important industries, finance and media.
Today is Constitution Day, and while the Constitution we inherit from America’s Founders is easy to praise, it doesn’t take much looking to find things the government it authorizes is doing wrong. So let’s take a moment to ask ourselves what a better constitution would do.
Here are a few thoughts: