People on twitter might be joking, but in all seriousness, we would see a bigger boost in spending and hence economic growth if the earthquake had done more damage. ~ Paul Krugman (Edit: FAKE)
The “Crisis” is not the Crisis!
After reading my many criticisms of the people who do business as “The Government”, a friend of mine asked me what I think Barack Obama should do to resolve this financial “crisis”. I realize the importance of offering not only criticism but also solutions. It’s only fair. To criticize is to go on the offensive. […]
Is this an Economic Collapse?
This is not just a financial crisis, this is an economic collapse. There’s nothing the government can do to stop it. They should get out of the way and let it happen.
Fun with National Bankruptcy
Why does this video (apologies for ad) of assistant Treasury secretary for economic policy Phillip Swagel remind me of the movie Fun with Dick and Jane? 438,000 Jobs Lost So Far in 2008 Yesterday’s report that 62,000 jobs were lost brought the total for the first half of the year to 438,000 jobs. Meanwhile, the […]
Bob Barr Knows How to Sell Liberty
Bob Barr knows how to sell liberty. In this video he succinctly explains how the economy is managed by unelected officials at the Federal Reserve, that the government should not be the manager of the economy and that these developments rob the individual of their freedom. At it’s root, almost every problem we have can […]
War is Good for the Economy …
Like Cannibalism is Nutritious (image). Well said!
As you may be aware, the country of Colombia is at war. The government is pitted against ruthless guerrilla groups of both the right and the left who murder, pillage, rape and destroy non-stop. And this has been going on for nearly 50 years. Battling Guerrillas is Hard Work But the government has very limited […]