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 […]

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