Wed, 11 November 2020
373: Getting America Back to Work, The Capitalist Comeback by Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants Hardee's & Carl's Jr
Jason Hartman talks with Former CEO of CKE Restaurants, Carl's Jr and Hardee's, and former nominee for Secretary of Labor under President Trump. He is also the author of Job Creation: How It Really Works and Why Government Doesn't Understand It and The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left's Plot to Stop It. Andrew and Jason discuss whether the solution to the coronavirus pandemic is more significant than the problem and where the help stops helping. As well, they discuss the regulation challenges with business.
[2:45] Is the pandemic an opportunity to "remake America?"
[5:20] Is the solution bigger than the problem?
[9:30] Andrew explains why he moved his company from Southern California to Tennessee.
[12:30] "It was easier to build and open a new restaurant in Novosibirsk, Siberia, or Shanghai, China than it was to open a restaurant in Los Angeles. "AP
[19:00] People should focus on where they want this economy to go.