Paul Krugman is at it again. In his latest column, “Sweden turns Japanese“, he argues that Sweden is, well, turning japanese, economically speaking – meaning we in Sweden are about to experience a lost decade of low-to-no growth. His case is based on our stubbornly high unemployment, plus our inflation rate which for the past […]
The Des Moines Register in Sunday’s editorial claimed that the stimulus worked. If so it did only for public employee unions, not the American taxpayer.
Today’s perusal of RealClearPolitics brought an interesting juxtaposition of two views that was particularly sharp. Paul Krugman of The New York Times and CNBC’s Lawrence Kudlow both had articles posted dealing with the economy and divergent approaches to taxation and regulation. Krugman has proved himself to be a true believer in what is said to […]
Some stuff I’m reading while watching Iowa play Michigan State tonight. Go Hawkeyes! If they win this game it will mark the first time they’ve been 8-0. Anyway, here’s the latest links. NextGen GOP: Obama and the Media William Jacobson: The Most Monumental Power Grab You Never Heard About La Shawn Barber: A Person Among […]
On January 9,2009 then President-Elect Obama said, “There is no disagreement that we need action by our government, a recovery plan that will help to jumpstart the economy.” Mr. President, what exactly do you call the 323 (give or take a couple) economists who signed the CATO Institute letter/ad (so far)? Economists who just haven’t […]