Eleven months ago, in the face of a gauntlet of headwinds that the Obama administration was creating in front of the American job creation engine, I came to the following conclusion:
“If you were an entrepreneur, or a business owner or manager with the ability to start large new initiatives, perhaps ones requiring large numbers of new employees, in the face of the above legislative uncertainty, would you dare proceed?”
The resulting economic lockup, and the trillions of private capital sitting in fear on the sidelines, has become the story of the day.
Predicting this story was not difficult, due to the nature of The Machine itself. Driven by a lust for power, fueled by environmental extremism, economic illiteracy, and class warfare, and financed by a self-serving cycle of union cronyism, there can only be one conclusion: The Machine is antithetical to the founding principles that made this country great, and can only produce seizure. Here’s how it breaks down: Continue reading »