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Tom Blumer

Along with having a decades-long career in accounting, finance, training and development, Tom Blumer has written for several national online publications primarily on business, economics, politics and media bias. He has had his own blog,, since 2005, and has been a PJM contributor since 2008.
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A $12 Minimum Wage in Retail?

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

A lefty organization tries to repeal supply and demand.

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Runaway Government

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

No budget? No debt limit? No problem.

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3 Windows into Obama’s Dangerous Second Term

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

The nightmare has already begun.

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The Obama Economy: Still Not Recovered

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

The economy is not even back to where it was when the recession began.

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Romney’s Final Debate Prep

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Three must-mention points may be the difference between a win and a mandate.

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Ohio: The (Electoral) Heart of It All

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

As in 2004, the presidential election revolves around Ohio. More: Romney Widens Gallup Lead, Pulls Ahead at RCP

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Romney/Ryan: Missed Debate Opportunities on Social Security

Sunday, October 14th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

It's in crisis right now, not decades from now. Also read: Obama to Hit Romney on Bain During Debate

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The Job Market Still Stinks

Monday, October 8th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

No conspiracy theories needed.More: Tea Party Congresswoman: Labor Stats Speak for Themselves, Cooked or Not

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Fraudulent ‘Fact Checks’ and Preemptive Narratives

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Today's press would make the Soviet-era Pravda and Izvestia proud.

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Wake Up, Mainstream Media: If Tide Is Shifting, It’s in Romney’s Direction

Monday, September 24th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Team Obama is cracking up at crunch time.

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Naming a Name: The AP’s Obama-Bootlicking, Romney-Hostile Steve Peoples

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Pathetic purveyor of administration propaganda.

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43 Months of Depressing Misery

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

The worst economic stewardship since FDR extended the Great Depression.

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Cronyism’s Costs

Thursday, September 6th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Documenting corruption in the Obama administration.

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Finally Some Hope, Thanks to the Paul Ryan Pick

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Ryan over Rob Portman is promising news for our financial future.

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Obama’s Casualties

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

If we apply his supporters' "standards."

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The Incredible Shrunken Economy

Monday, August 6th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Shedding full-time jobs, three years after the recession supposedly ended.

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Dictation for the Rest of Us — Built by Apple, Not the Government

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Dictation in Apple's Mountain Lion is a game-changer.

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NYT: Journalism Is Dead — For Now

Thursday, July 26th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

With a possible resurrection in January 2013.

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Obama’s Swing State Strategy: Take Credit for GOP Accomplishments

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Will Republicans really let him get away with it?

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‘Seasonally Adjusted’ Hijinks? The Questionable June Jobs Report

Monday, July 9th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

The raw numbers show little to no momentum.

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Unforced Errors Are Sinking Obama

Thursday, July 5th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

This time, the president's flubs and his campaign's crassness matter.

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The Punk President and His ‘Gangster Government’ Go All In

Friday, June 22nd, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Can we really survive four more years of this?

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The Private Sector Was Really Fine Under Reagan

Sunday, June 17th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

And we didn't have an insufferable whiner-in chief. (Also read: Trust Me, Reagan Would Win the Nomination)

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The Private Sector Is Not Fine, the Public Sector Is Still Fat

Monday, June 11th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

Per the employment numbers, Obama isn't just out of touch. He's out of reach.

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CBO: We’ll Be Maxed Out in Nine Years

Saturday, June 9th, 2012 - by Tom Blumer

On our current path, that's way too optimistic.

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