Conservatives have their own Kennedy myth to compete with the myth of Camelot.
Keynes and uncertainty about the the future: about childlessness or philosophical assumptions?
Both campaigns seem to be focusing on an argument that the voters don’t want to hear.
In calling for the sequestration cuts to be delayed, Republicans are demonstrating their lack of seriousness on the issue of fiscal responsibility.
Mitt Romney said the other day that the 2012 Election is about “the soul of the country.” This is most assuredly not true.
The prospects for real economic recovery are not good.
Not surprisingly, there was very little about the President’s jobs speech to write home about.
Did World War II teach us anything about spending-as-stimulus? Not really.
Paul Krugman thinks liberals understand conservatives but not vice versa. He’s half right.
Will days of strong economic growth ever return? And what happens if they don’t?
Philip Greenspun wonders, “How did the New York Times manage to spend $40 million on its pay wall?”
Speaking before Congress yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke debunked the assertion that the GOP’s relatively modest $61 billion spending cut package would significantly harm economic growth.
Is the only possible motivation conservatives could possibly have for calling out the lunatic fringe a desire for the acceptance of liberals?
The Federal Reserve is injecting $ 600,000,000,000 into the economy, primarily in the hope that it will boost stock prices and, in turn, the economy. It might work, but if it doesn’t the consequences could be severe.
Twenty-five years after retiring as President Reagan’s Budget Director, David Stockman is back with a scathing indictment of Republican fiscal policies over the past four decades.
The European drive — led by Germany, naturally — to tighten spending to get their fiscal house in order and the Obama administration’s insistence on Keynesian stimulus will make for tense negotiations at the G20 Summit.