Economic Strategies: China Lends While US Spends in Africa

While receiving minimal and often negative press, China is forging strong relationships with African countries, which will further its economic long game. China could be putting the US in a corner by helping Africa to prosper. January 7, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director Whatever your opinions are of China, no one can deny […]

The Good and Bad News of the US Economy in 2018

The US has seen some ups and downs in 2018, but if the ups were temporary economic sugar highs, and the downs are a constant, then what happens when the dust settles in 2019? December 31, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Time to check in on 2018! It’s not all gloom and doom. […]

What Is the Latest On Brexit?

What is in the best interest of the UK: a Hard or Soft Brexit?  And what has Theresa May set her country up for? December 24, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Those familiar with American history will remember that the original structure of the United States was that each state be its own […]

The 2018 Farm Bill is an $867 Billion Welfare Scheme

The 2018 Farm Bill, which was ushered through both houses of congress by a landslide despite its $867 Billion price tag, is just a fat welfare check with some bells and whistles on it. December 17, 2018 The Farm Bill passed with overwhelming support from both chambers of congress: 386-47 House and 87-13 Senate and […]

Who Pays When the US Government Can’t Play Nice?

The US government really has no idea how to play nice with others, and it’s taking a tremendous toll on the global economy as well as its own. December 10, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Something you learn about capitalism and free markets very quickly is: it guides everyone to play nice… or […]

Sin Tax: Government Profiting Off Your Good Time

Chicago, Illinois is in the headlines again for their latest sin tax, but they aren’t the only guilty jurisdiction targeting lifestyle choices. November 26, 2019 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Never underestimate the stupidity of large groups that vote. Happy Cyber Monday folks! Just in time for the holidays and here comes another sin […]

Government Doesn’t Know Better Than the Private Sector

Year over year the fiscal disasters throughout the government make it painfully obvious it is too big and really doesn’t know better than the private sector. November 19, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I think it’s remarkable how people can watch the blatant malfeasance of government manifest itself before their very eyes, and […]

Private Property Rights, Not Higher Taxes, Will Fix Housing Crises

There is a serious housing crisis happening in many cities around the world. But the solution is a respect for property rights, not higher taxes or more money. November 12, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP When I balk at taxes, the first line of defense is always something with the greatest utility like […]

Election Season USA

Election season is upon the USA, and it has become more of an emotional frenzy than a democratic process of people holding their government accountable. November 5, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP I might be an expat, but there is something to be said for being above the fray during the US midterm election […]

Tax Cuts Won’t Mask Trade War & Tariff Pitfalls Forever

The US is coming down off the tax cut rush, and the consequences of a trade war and tariffs are becoming more visible. October 29, 2018 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Talk to any major Trump fan, and you’ll hear a lot of positive economic talk largely substantiated by top-line numbers. The main argument […]