Browsing articles tagged with "Economics Archives - Whole Reason"
Nov
18
2010

What is a billion?

Another interesting conservative ‘spam’ letter that I thought I’d share. ——————————– $1,000,000,000 This is too true to be funny.  The next time you hear a politician use the word ‘billion’ in a casual manner, think about whether you want the politicians’ spending YOUR tax money. A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency […]

Sep
22
2009

WSJ Says “stimulus did not work”

In the words of Iago the parrot from Aladdin, "there's a surprise!  I think I'm gonna have a heart attack and die from NOT surprise." (.wav) In the WSJ's article The Stimulus Didn't Work, the subtitle actually says it all: The data show government transfers and rebates have not increased consumption at all. Consider first […]

Aug
12
2009

Gingrich: “there is a world that works, and one that doesn’t”

The world that fails?  Government programs.  Obama was not mistaken when he compared the quality of private services (FedEx) and government (Post Office) to health care – DOH!  Correct!  Government healthcare sucks and WILL suck!  Gingrich uses this example, plus the difference between private banking knowing your unique PIN, and the Social Security Admin not […]

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