Glen Meakem is a successful technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and conservative talk radio show host, who offers information and insights on how individuals, our states, and our nation can be more successful. Glen’s unique perspective has been shaped by his experiences as founder, chairman and CEO of the B2B internet success Freemarkets Inc – which [...]
Posted: April 8th, 2013 under Economics, Meakem Minute, Newsworthy.
As Posted at the Center for Vision and Values
The Fed did it again! Mr. Bernanke announced another huge round of bond buying, but what will “QE3″ mean to the average Joe and Jane on Main Street USA? Chair of the department of economics at Grove City College and fellow for economic theory & policy with [...]
Posted: September 18th, 2012 under Center for Vision and Values, Economics, News, Newsworthy.
This weekend, Glen talks with a number of great guests about entrepreneurship, the economy, and the moral justification for the free enterprise system.
Ed Stack (CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods) appears with Glen, and describes how he took two bait and tackle stores in upstate New York, and grew them into a national chain with more [...]
Posted: September 1st, 2012 under Dick's Sporting Goods, Economics, Entrepreneurship, News, Newsworthy, Radio, Show.
As posted at The Center for Vision and Values
By Dr. Shawn Ritenour
Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at Forbes.com.
Thomson Reuters’ latest survey of Wall Street analysts’ expectations about next quarter’s corporate earnings has prompted some to wonder whether the canary in the coal mine is beginning to feel lightheaded. According to the [...]
Posted: August 8th, 2012 under Center for Vision and Values, Economics, News, Newsworthy.
Watch Rep Mike Kelly’s passionate floor speech opposing over-burdensome government regulations.
Posted: July 27th, 2012 under Economics, News, Video.
Posted by the Senate Republican Conference
Who will blink first?
Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ)
“The Democrats apparently are willing to take hostage the American economy, our defense preparedness, and literally the lives of families and businesses in this country just in order to raise taxes.”
Posted: July 24th, 2012 under Economics, Newsworthy, Video.
By Glen Meakem
Last week, the results of an independent probe into the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case– led by former FBI director Louis Freeh and his Philadelphia law firm –confirmed what the Grand Jury investigation already suggested, and what many individuals already feared was true. In short, the probe confirmed that the four most [...]
Posted: July 17th, 2012 under Economics, News, Newsworthy.
President Obama speaks at a Friday morning press conference
Mitt Romney hits back below the fold
Posted: June 8th, 2012 under 2012 elections, Economics, News, Video.
Arthur Brooks is offering a series of videos defending the Free Enterprise system exclusively at breitbart.com. In his latest video (embedded below), Arthur offers some compelling statistics about how Free Enterprise has help the global poor. Check out his latest book, “The Road to Freedom.”
Arthur’s defense of Free Enterprise is again reminiscent of Milton Friedman’s [...]
Posted: May 23rd, 2012 under Economics, News.
By Ryan Houck.
You can find the transcript for this video at Free Market America
If I wanted America to fail …
I’d make it easier to stop commerce than start it – easier to kill jobs than create them – more fashionable to resent success than to seek it.
Posted: April 24th, 2012 under Economics, News, Newsworthy, Video.