About: Roy Cordato

VP for research and resident scholar at the John Locke Foundation

Recent Posts by Roy Cordato

You might be a progressive if…

…you don’t think this has anything to do with Obamacare. From today’s Washington Examiner: Even as the overall number of jobs in the United States recently surpassed the pre-recession highs of late 2007, the number of full-time employees in America last month was still about 2 million less than it was in September 2007. Part-timeContinue Reading

You might be a progressive if…

…you believe that under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Americans have a right to health care.

Why health care plans have been, and will continue to be cancelled

Latest deficit news is good?

The latest news from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is that while government spending is up, government revenues (by 9 percent) are up and taxes are up, the deficit is down. In fact, it is down to levels not seen since George Bush left office (2007-2008). So now Barack Obama can say that his performanceContinue Reading

If you leave out the rising prices inflation is low

Loose monetary policy, i.e. the Fed creating lots of new money, is the cause of inflation. And yet, with “quantitative easing,” you know QE (insert your number), the Fed has been flooding the market with new money for a number of years now and, from all reports, it’s not causing inflation. So where is allContinue Reading

“Carbon pollution” is neither

What they are referring to is not carbon but carbon dioxide and it is not pollution but an atmospheric gas that  is absolutely essential to the existence of life on earth. And, according to  Princeton physicist Dr.William Happer, our lives would be better off if there were actually more of it in the atmosphere.

Who’s really being unpatriotic?

It baffles me that corporations like Burger King, that are moving their headquarters out of the United States to avoid a punitive corporate income tax, are being referred to as unpatriotic or,  in the words of President Obama, corporate deserters, while politicians that continue to impose this tax  system get to play it high andContinue Reading

Peak of the hurricane season and not a named storm in sight

So things continue to go wrong for those hoping for climatic catastrophe to occur, or at least some evidence that it is probably on the horizon. Today’s Bloomberg.com reports that “The statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season [September 10] has arrived and for the first time since 1992 there isn’t a named storm inContinue Reading

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