Economic Stimulus (From a Layman Perspective)
By: Inoljt, http://mypolitikal.com/ There is something very fishy with Keynesian economics and the theory that government stimulus best fights recessions. Before I continue, I should note that I am entirely
Stimulus funds at work in Detroit
Thousands of Detroiters lined up Tuesday, outside Detroit City Halls, to apply for a share of federal, economic, “stimulus” funds. $15 million dollars was taken from taxpayers and given to
Two Bad Plans Don’t Equal One Good One
Good Friday means the markets are closed and thus it is a slow news day. But, as I cracked open my Wall Street Journal, I came across an interesting op-ed piece written by
Silly Politicians! Stimuli are for Growth!
We’ve all seen cartoons and comedies where people hilariously use colanders to bail water out of sinking boats. It’s funny because we know the folly of using the wrong tools
When Obama Speaks, the Market Tanks
The best thing President Barack Obama can do for the economy is keep quiet. A day after delivering an address that won widespread praise from the chattering class, Obama’s big-government
A Reckless Approach to Governance
For the last 35 years, educators and analysts at The Heritage Foundation have been intimately involved in the nation’s great public policy debates. In all that time, we have never
My bipartisan Economic Plan.
I propose a 60% / 40% split between tax cuts and infrastructure projects repsectively. The 40% that would go to infrastructure we would require language insuring fastrack approval of
Transparency We Can All Believe In
The Senate is poised to pass its version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act today, setting the stage for a conference to reconcile its differences with the House. Throughout
Draft of ‘Stimulus’ Is Chock Full of Spending
Republicans hadn’t even wrapped up their economic hearing this morning with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (read his testimony) and former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman when congressional Democrats released
New Deal Was a Raw Deal for America
President-elect Barack Obama believes government spending is the best way to bailout America from its economic woes, and liberals in Congress are having no trouble finding ways to spend your
Try Returning Something You Never Bought…
Go into your local Best Buy and tell them you want to return a television. When they ask you where the TV is, tell them you don’t have it but
Whitman to Testify at Economic Hearing
Meg Whitman, the former chief executive of eBay and a potential candidate for California governor, will join Mitt Romney at a hearing Republicans are holding this week on the economy.
Romney to Headline Economic Hearing
The first major policy battle of President-elect Barack Obama’s administration will set the tone for the next year for the Republican minority. With that in mind, House GOP Whip Eric
How Would You Stimulate the Economy?
House Republican Whip Eric Cantor wants you to have a seat at the table as Congress debates the best way to promote economic growth. The Virginia Republican opened his website
Obama Mimics FDR’s Failed Policies
President-elect Barack Obama is trying to bribe Republicans with $300 billion in tax cuts as part of a much larger economic stimulus proposal. Will the GOP take the bait? As