The Status of the American Surveillance State

The American surveillance state hasn’t really shrunk or gone away, but rather has repackaged and obscured itself. February 20, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director We did several articles on the American surveillance state, but it doesn’t look like it’s gone anywhere. Edward Snowden revelations notwithstanding, it looks like the only thing that’s changed […]

Trade and Immigration Policies & the Unintended Consequences

Trump’s trade and immigration policies are unfolding, and the unintended consequences so far are outnumbering the good intentions that prompted their enactment. February 13, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP As Trump’s trade and immigration policies unfold, the contentious rivalry between unintended consequences and well-meaning objectives isn’t obscure. I don’t deny the intent of tariffs […]

The Education Bubble Hasn’t Gone Anywhere

The education bubble has been expanding year over year, while the Department of Education was having some “technical problems” with their reporting. February 6, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The education bubble hasn’t gone anywhere. We’ve written about this a few times before (“Government: Over Promises and Under Delivers” and “Tuition Bubble”) , […]

Trump’s Inheritance and Economics

Obama’s economy is Trump’s inheritance; so what sort of economic policy are we in for? January 30, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Trump, like the 44 presidents before him, has inherited the American economy. It’s time to learn what HIS economic policy really is and what it will boil down to. Obama admittedly […]

Trump is Officially President of the United States: Now What?

Trump is officially President of the United States, so what’s next?  What’s been done? January 23, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, GWP Managing Director The Trump administration is officially at the helm, and policies are underway!  Now what?  Regulations, tax codes, foreign investment competition, stimulating the economy without irresponsible risk are all waiting at the door […]

What is Trump Walking Into When He Assumes Office?

Donald Trump has some pressing issues to deal with once he assumes office. January 16, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP 2017 is off to a bumpy start, and being that there’s still a few days before Donald Trump takes office, we can’t exactly blame him… yet… however, he will have quite a bit […]

Frexit: Is France the Next to Abandon the EU Ship?

With economic and bureaucratic frustrations mounting, France has growing support for abandoning the EU ship. January 9, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP There is a French presidential candidate that is looking to push a Frexit referendum similar to that of Great Britain’s. Marine Le Pen is the leader of France’s National Front. They […]

Time to Get Out of the Way of Small Business!

Small business is the backbone of the US economy. Time to stop blaming the competition and innovation they bring to the market place. January 2, 2017 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP The economic problems we have today fall squarely on the shoulders of regulators and policy makers. It’s time to stop blaming small business […]

2016 Year in Review

Looking back on 2016 a LOT has happened, not all of which was necessarily bad. December 26, 2016 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP 2016 was the year of the curveball. I dare say many people were shocked at some of the things that happened. I know I was. Here are some observations about 2016: […]

Venezuela’s Economy Takes Another Hit

As the Venezuelan economy takes another hit when the 100 bolivar note is banned. December 19, 2016 By: Bobby Casey, Managing Director GWP Venezuela officially went off the economic deep end. The only way to describe it is that they’ve banned economics altogether. The Venezuelan bolivar is depreciating at free-fall speeds of 20% per month […]