Here's an Obama spam making its rounds among us neocons. It reminds me of A lesson in economics using beer. These allegories are always a bit oversimplified, but they are important in that they: Communicate the essence of the proposed plans in a simple to understand analogy Communicate the clear and simple problems of the […]
Don't know? It's not because it does not exist, it's because the MSM could care less, and so could the Obama administration. It seems to me that all he is doing is trying to streamroll his ideological and non-sustainable program through as fast as possible. But ask Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl of Arizona if […]
This is a classic. If you haven't seen it, enjoy.
The CBO brings a little reality to the Hope and Dreams machine (HT: James).
Perhaps we would have been better off WITHOUT the 'recovery' plan, eh? (HT: James)
The American Thinker has published a very interesting article entitled Barack Obama and the Strategy of Manufactured Crisis, in which the author examines what amounts to a liberal socialist conspiracy started by radical socialist Columbia University professors, Richard Andrew Cloward and Frances Fox Piven. This strategy, now known as The Cloward-Piven Strategy, is what The […]
Der Spiegel had an article on the five fallacies of the Obama economic debacle plan. You can read the English version of Chancellor Merkel Visits the Debt President for the details, but here are the five fallacies: It's not as bad as it seems. The US amassed much more debt during World War II, it […]
Judging the success or failure of the stimulus spending has always been a difficult task. To evaluate it, you have to determine what would or could have happened had it not been implemented. That uncertainty allows both sides to play up the issue. The administration can say things would have been worse. The GOP can […]
The Wall Street Journal takes a look at President Obama's proposed mortgage rescue plan and finds that it could create far more problems than it solves: President Obama yesterday announced his plan to prevent home foreclosures, saying he wanted to be "very clear about what this plan will not do: It will not rescue the […]
There is a simple solution to the current political showdown in Washington over the stimulus bill – pass Obama's stimulus plan. Pres. Obama campaigned and won the election. The American people saw the policies he was proposing. With the election, they gave Obama and those policies a mandate. The only problem – Pres. Obama is […]
This post is part of a series. The Religion and the Open Society Symposium, sponsored by The Council on Foreign Relations, covered the positive impact of Protestant Christianity on economics and innovation in history. In contrasted the various world views to show which were most influential and why. In Part I, I covered the comments of Lawrence Hamilton, […]