Tag Archives: Bankruptcy

Nuclear War, Twinkies and Unions

Nuclear Armageddon?  No problem.  Twinkies, as the old joke used to go, could survive it (along with cockroaches).  Sadly, it appears these seemingly robust treats that appeal to the sweet tooth in us all look to be nearing their final …

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Bankruptcy Lie- China Edition

Check out the latest Corner blog from our President, Robert Alt, “President Obama said that “[i]f we had taken your advice, Governor Romney, about our auto industry, we’d be buying our cars from China instead of selling cars to China.” …

Posted in Government | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Budget Winter Hits Stockton California

The calendar may read June, but a budgetary winter is coming for the grasshoppers of Stockton, California. Stockon, required by law to provide a budget on July 1, now must turn to creditors hat in hand in order to help …

Posted in Local Government, Public Sector Reform | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Get a Grip on Spending or Bad Things are Inevitable

Detroit is a poster child for the need to get a grip on public sector compensation.  The city is on the verge of having an “emergency manager” installed in order to get its fiscal conditions under some control. Check this …

Posted in Local Government | Tagged , , | Leave a comment