Recent figures on GDP growth in America are encouraging. But there is still work to be done.
When I was in government and in the private sector, I always took time at the end of each year to reflect on the accomplishments of the state government or the company I was running. More often than not, I found myself surprised at our ability to overcome challenges and move forward.
New Report Outlines Concerns with Stagnation and Need for Pro-Growth Reform
America's diversity is a major reason it's held its innovation edge, enabling the nation to lead the world in developing life-improving goods, services, and solutions.
(Above: Medal of Honor recipient Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer)
As Thanksgiving approaches, I always take time to consider the experiences of the early settlers arriving in the New World.
What are the policies that can spur broad economic growth? Those that reduce barriers, invest in people, and allow for rapid experimentation.
When people talk about our nation's slow rate of economic growth, it often comes with a tone of resignation.
"Perhaps 2.5% growth is the new norm," some people say.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, that 2.5% growth rate may be with us for the next 10 years.
Life seems to flow a little easier when we have things we can count on. Perhaps it’s that hot cup of coffee from the corner shop each morning or football games on Sunday afternoons. It might be the same old haircut from your barber or a weekly phone call from a close friend.