The impact of the global pandemic is still being felt economically, in spite of the great increases in jobs and the economy. When consumer demand is far greater than output, inflation is the inevitable result. The price of gasoline when rising plays an outsized influence on how we view the economy and especially inflation. Today’s price at the pump certainly impacts us significantly, and inflation is no laughing matter. But we would be wrong to overreact and place blame where it does not belong.
The Wall Street Journal
I am not, nor do I claim to be, a writer or an economist. I am just an ordinary guy and an American that is really feeling the pinch of inflation and supply-chain issues.
I was a little taken aback a few days ago on reading of praise for Governor Holcomb’s “conservative” approach in vetoing a bill that would have banned transgender girls from competing on girls sports teams.
When Governor Holcomb declined to sign a bill banning transgender athletes from girls’ sports in school, I wondered how common this problem had become. So many states had passed bills prohibiting trans athletes from participating in girls sports programs that I thought this must be a widespread problem overwhelming our nation’s schools.
It’s primary season in Indiana. I know this because my mailbox is beginning to fill with postcards from current elected officials bragging about their record as well as challengers bragging about what they will accomplish as an improvement over the incumbents.
To the Editor:
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indianapolis Business Journal
Terre Haute Tribune-Star