What If What You Knew Was Wrong?
What if what you knew was wrong? What if you had a set of political beliefs that you could translate into actionable policy? What if you acquired so much political power that you could actually put those policies into play – and then they failed? What if you believed that using public monies to mitigate the impact of economic recession would lead to higher employment | Read More »
A Smokescreen; Not a Solution
Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid all three entered 2009 with a commanding mandate and as much political power as any Democratic Leadership has had since Lyndon Johnson in 1965. Their mandate ordered them to fix the economy and put America back to work. They didn’t want to do that. They wanted to socialize the economy instead. An examination of what is wrong with | Read More »
Elections Have Consequences (Stimulus is one of them).
Thanks to Investment Guru Warren Buffet, I now know what I really should be eating for breakfast. No, he’s not given up on Berkshire Hathaway and opened a new start-up called Chez Warren. He was pimping for a second stimulus package because rent-seeking billionaires haven’t been bribed enough yet by Nancy Pelosi. Something truly creepy this way comes.
“Our first stimulus bill … was sort of like taking half a tablet of Viagra and having also a bunch of candy mixed in … as if everybody was putting in enough for their own constituents,” he said. “It doesn’t have really quite the wall that might have been anticipated there.”
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