economy

Monday On The Tom Sumner Program
Is there a better way to measure the U.S. economy than GDP? Hear what Professor of Economics Mark Skousen has to say, followed by ARMCHAIR POLITICS with former Lt. Gov. John Cherry on the left, former State House member Charlie Mueller on the right and resident cynic Barry Simon on The Tom Sumner Pr…
Brothel Owner Recommends Legalized Prostitution to Fix Economy
There is one business that continues to flourish no matter how unstable the American economy seems to become: prostitution. And while lawmakers are currently struggling to figure out ways to keep the country from tipping right over the fiscal cliff, there are some that believe the solution lies in l…
Is the Economy Getting Better? – Survey of the Day
Over the last few months, there has been some data that suggests the sluggish economy could be improving. Mainly, the unemployment rate, which has dropped to 8.3 percent after reaching a 26-year high of 10 percent in late 2009. However, according to a new survey from Poll Postion, the public is spli…
Michigan Smoking Ban Hurting Bars
It's only been 7 months since Michigan enforced its ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, and it really seems to be taking it's toll on bar owners; mLive.com reports:
“It’s definitely a rough time for some places, I’m not going to mince words,&Cl…