Romney is out but more Importantly so is the U.S. Economy

As my friends know, I like Gov. Romney a lot, but it's time for a new face. Frankly, there are lots of "new faces", from Gov. Walker to Gov. Kasich to Gov. Jindal and Senator Rubio. The GOP is very fortunate to have a strong bench and one will emerge to win the nomination. It's time to say thanks to very good and decent men like Mr. Romney and look forward to the future. The other big story, and much more consequential, is the U.S. economy. It's time to put "Happy Days are here again" io the shelf and spin something more realistic. According to BEA, the U.S. economy slowed down in the 4th quarter: "Real gross domestic product -- the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the third quarter, real GDP increased...(Read Full Post)