Category: Published Commentaries

When Will ABC’s False Reporting Require Daddy Disney’s Discipline?

When Will ABC’s False Reporting Require Daddy Disney’s Discipline?

ABC, like the rest of the former news industry, has devolved from often left-slanted reporting to outright leftwing propaganda. So goes the modern American media. But at what point does this divergence between claimed truth and real fiction violate parent-company ...
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Some Questions For BOA’s Billion-Dollar Brian Moynihan

Some Questions For BOA’s Billion-Dollar Brian Moynihan

Brian Moynihan, the monumentally self-impressed CEO of Bank of America (BoA), announced last week that the bank would be “committing” $1 billion over the next four years to “assist people and communities of color” in view of “racial injustices.” At ...
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Cancel Culture Comes for Your Retirement

Cancel Culture Comes for Your Retirement

The Labor Department just did something extraordinary. It spoke truth in a time of great untruth. When so many in politics, academia, the media and – increasingly – business are telling wild falsehoods, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia emerged as one ...
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CEOs Need To Focus On Rebuilding Shareholder Value, Not Rebranding The Redskins

CEOs Need To Focus On Rebuilding Shareholder Value, Not Rebranding The Redskins

The CEOs of some of the biggest American corporations, including PepsiCo, FedEx and Bank of America, spent the recent Independence Day weekend trying to cancel the names of the Washington Redskinsand Cleveland Indians. The qualifications of these CEOs to force other organizations ...
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The Proxy Voting War Is One That The Right Needs to Engage In

The Proxy Voting War Is One That The Right Needs to Engage In

Liberals used to abhor “big business,” railed against monopolistic markets, and complained about allegedly rigged votes. But now that big business regularly supports liberal causes and a monopolistic market has allowed the left to rig hundreds of votes, liberal loudmouths ...
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After Labor Department’s Wise Move, Time To Hold Public Pension Fund Managers To A Return-Maximization Standard As Well

After Labor Department’s Wise Move, Time To Hold Public Pension Fund Managers To A Return-Maximization Standard As Well

Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia recently announced a proposed rule to require private pension fund managers to maximize risk-appropriate returns rather than indulge their personal policy preferences when selecting investments. When so much of corporate America is mouthing ill-considered platitudes while ...
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Stakeholder Primacy: Who’s Playing Whom?

Stakeholder Primacy: Who’s Playing Whom?

Last summer the Business Roundtable – a body comprised of CEOs of many of the country’s largest corporations – voted to reinterpret its theory of the corporation to give its members a massive increase in latitude and cut in oversight ...
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COVID-19 Model Failures Show Why Climate Science Isn’t ‘Settled’

COVID-19 Model Failures Show Why Climate Science Isn’t ‘Settled’

The scientific models used to predict the global impact of the COVID-19 crisis have cast into acute doubt the idea of iron-clad, unquestionable scientific modeling itself. Model failure has had potentially catastrophic effects on the world economy. It should have ...
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Warning From A Cancel Culture Cassandra

Warning From A Cancel Culture Cassandra

Modern traditional and social media, in all of their multiplying and increasingly malevolent forms, provide replete evidence of our collective failure in recent decades to raise children properly. The end of scoring and the efflorescence of “everybody’s awesome” trophies that ...
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Corporations Killing Their Customers – Literally

Corporations Killing Their Customers – Literally

Why do so many American companies support the extermination of millions of potential future customers? It’s a question that the media really needs to start asking corporate executives. After all, more than three dozen major American businesses fund Planned Parenthood ...
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