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Entries by Peter S. Goodman from 01/2011

In Black America, The Depression Rolls On

Posted 01.07.2011 | Business

The latest snapshot of the American job market, released by the Labor Department on Friday, confirms what most ordinary people already knew without ne...

American Steel Blames China for Sagging Fortunes

Posted 01.10.2011 | Business

HUGER, South Carolina--Inside the dimly lit, cavernous rectangle that houses the Nucor steel mill, the workers are eager to expand their output. A mou...

Only One Fact in Arizona: Loughner Got a Gun

Posted 01.10.2011 | Politics

Amid the conjecture, pop psychologizing, hand-wringing and condemnation provoked by this weekend's terrible carnage in Arizona, only one inescapable fact emerges: A young man who had decided to kill people was able to get a gun.

Obama's Bogus Explanation For Troubles: Too Much Regulation

Posted 01.18.2011 | Business

Two years after inheriting the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression, President Barack Obama has settled on an unhelpful new explanation ...

Obama Pivot to Business is Nonsense

Posted 01.25.2011 | Business

The word of the moment is "pivot." As in President Obama, when he addresses the nation tonight to fill us in on how things are going, will continue hi...

Obama's Words Must Now Become Action

Posted 01.26.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama last night articulated a coherent and necessary vision for how to exploit the still-abundant strengths of the American economy ...