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Failure of Conservative Economics, Part III The Big Economic Lie

February 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Failure of Conservative Economics, Part III The Big Economic Lie · Capitalism, Economics, General, Politics, Populism

No discussion of Conservative economics will be complete without a full analysis and review of the theories of Fredrich Hayek. Hayek was an Austrian economist who moved to England in the early 1930s and taught at the London School of Economics. The general tone of his work is that free competition in the marketplace and […]

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The Reagan Legacy

February 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Reagan Legacy · Capitalism, Economics, Politics

The American scene has changed since 1980 and not for the better. What is our biggest problem today? That’s right: the national debt. Everything to do with the national debt goes back to Ronald Reagan. And it is much more complex and sinister than just the numbers, which themselves are staggering. From the end of […]

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What’s Wrong with America, Part III – Jobs and Infrastructure

December 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on What’s Wrong with America, Part III – Jobs and Infrastructure · Lobbying, Media, Politics

It isn’t rocket science, although this country is pretty good at that, but it is quite easily achievable. We can restore the great American Middle Class. What is wrong with America can be made right. Some things are missing that can be restored. First, jobs, and they will come from stimulating the economy and at […]

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Paul Ryan and Barnyard Economics

November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Paul Ryan and Barnyard Economics · Politics

Ryan is a wonderful Irish name. But Paul Ryan is no typical Irishman. Ryan carries less of the Irish tradition than does Russ Feingold. The reason is that the Irish are the very symbol of fighters for the common man, for the underdog. Another Ryan, for example, Leo Ryan gave his life trying to save […]

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A Populist Plan to Restore the Economy

August 7th, 2010 · Comments Off on A Populist Plan to Restore the Economy · Capitalism, Economics, Jobs, Politics, Populism

This will short and to the point. This is a simple plan to handle a simple problem. Yes, it is not as complicated by a factor of 1000 as the Neoconservative Republicans in Congress and all their Right Wing radio commentators and corporate-sponsored lobbying “think tanks” like Cato, Heritage, AEI and others too numerous to […]

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Voodoo Economics Versus Outright Fraud

July 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Voodoo Economics Versus Outright Fraud · Capitalism, Politics, Populism, Wall Street

Here’s what “Voodoo Economics” is all about. Voodoo Economics refers to a theory put forth by economist Arthur Laffer in 1980…and perhaps remains his personal approach…that says that when you cut taxes the economic benefits that will accrue from that greater spending capacity will so greatly increase the domestic output that the resulting taxes will […]

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