Carpe Diem Or Carpe Momentum For the Construction Business?


Any movie buff who saw Dead Poet’s Society, starring Robin Williams, knows the meaning of the Latin idiom: Carpe Diem. The film brought to life again a dead language phrase popular with self-help gurus. Once again, the words begin to crop as a part of the grassroots Republican lexicon. Carpe Diem nominally translates to “seize the day,” More...

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A Double Bogie on Basic Economics
By Brent Rosenbaum On Monday, August 12th, 2013

Obama: The Middle Class Needs More Government

In an Op-ed in the Boston Herald, President Obama laid out his “vision” for helping the middle class. Reading through the campaign-style op-ed we find that Obama continues to believe that the only real way to More...

By Lee Dodson On Sunday, August 11th, 2013

The Construction Industry Recovery is DOA

Construction is much worse off than anyone not in the industry can even imagine. While construction GNP numbers are up from three percent in 2009 to eight percent (maybe) today, these figures are a far cry from More...

Construction business
By Lee Dodson On Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Can the Construction Business Survive?

The construction business didn’t just collapse, it disappeared. Jobs that were pre-financed continued for six months to a year, but when banks reconfigured, house and structure values fell through the floor. There More...

By The Brenner Brief On Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Our 2012 Top Stories and Year In Review

This past year has been huge for The Brenner Brief. Let us take you through the progress made over the last few months. Through September, this was primarily Sara Marie Brenner‘s personal blog with 5-10 posts More...

By Sara Marie Brenner On Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

A Lesson In Job Creation

This column was published to Yahoo! News. Read the full column here. Democrats can never understand that when you over-regulate, over-tax, over-charge and over-burden businesses, jobs go elsewhere. Whether they More...

By The Brenner Brief On Friday, August 31st, 2012
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Mitt Romney’s RNC Speech – full text

Video Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. ; I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor. It is an even More...

By Sara Marie Brenner On Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Repugnant Regulations: The Source, and the Solution

As a small business owner myself, it infuriates me any time I hear about a business that is unable to operate because of a government objection. It stirs up a special part of my inner being with an immense amount More...

By Sara Marie Brenner On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Taking Obama to School: “You Didn’t Build That”

    When Obama said, “If you’ve got a business, you didn’t build that,” anyone watching could clearly understand what he meant — if you have a business, you did not build it! The government More...

By Sara Marie Brenner On Friday, July 13th, 2012

How Romney Can Bring Jobs Back to America

The Democrats, and especially the leftists, love to complain when some “filthy rich Republican” takes his/her bank accounts, companies and investments over seas. It’s always said that if that More...

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