Gov. Sarah Palin’s advice to President Barack Obama.
From The Wall Street Journal: Tax Cuts and Fiscal Discipline By Sarah Palin Especially evident in these trying economic times is America’s need for affordable, abundant and secure energy. This means American energy resources developed through American ingenuity and produced by American workers. I applaud President Obama’s focus on alternative and renewable energy, and here in Alaska we’ve joined the effort: I have asked Alaskans | Read More »
Revisiting the Supply-Side Thesis
Everyone’s attention has temporarily shifted away from the automaker bailout, to consideration of a vast Keynesian stimulus program, with some side-distractions relating to the personnel of the US Senate. Don’t worry about the automaker situation: it’ll be back on the front-burner next month as both GM and Chrysler LLC will have burned through last month’s bailout money and will be back for more. A lot | Read More »
A Mandate Without a Vote?
Roll Call writes that the liberal Campaign for America’s Future knew the outcome of today’s election before any results were announced. Surprise! America voted for an extreme liberal agenda:
Get Ready for the New New Deal
I’ve written elsewhere about the plans of Congressional Democrats to ignite a torrent of new spending if Barack Obama wins the White House. The list of Congressional Democrats eager to christen a ‘New New Deal’ is stunning (and apparently now includes Obama himself). If Obama does win the White House, we might see a sort of coming out party for the New New Deal agenda | Read More »
Democrats Prepare for the new New Deal
Senior Congressional Democrats are doing their best not to reveal just how much they plan to expand government until after the election. Nevertheless, if you poke around, you see it’s more than a few back-benchers who are talking about reviving the New Deal. Rahm Emanuel, DCCC Chair Chris Van Hollen, Chairmen Barney Frank, Rush Holt and Paul Kanjorski, and plenty of others are calling for | Read More »
Alan S. Blinder Isn’t Economically Illiterate
With the final passage of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, we have officially embarked on the New New Deal. We’ve come to the end of a 30-year cycle of deregulation and are now moving into a period of expanded government involvement in the economy. As Milton Friedman said, real change is actually quite rare, but when it does come, it generally activates | Read More »