Posts Tagged ‘paul krugman’

Spilling Red

11Jul10

More stimulus or balance the budget – which move is the right one for the U.S.? The Keynesian approach seems to be accepted as the correct one today, but Harvard economist Niall Ferguson says more stimulus spending isn’t a great answer. It’s not like we haven’t tried Keynesianism in the past. Indeed, it was orthodoxy […]


What is at the source of voter frustration with government that is fueling the Scott Brown missile? It just might be this: Nearly three out of four Americans think that at least half of the money spent in the federal stimulus plan has been wasted, according to a new national poll. That’s horrifying news for […]


It’s crunch time for Obama, getting squeezed between the will of the people on one side, and liberals (who no one agrees with) on the other. While the president has proposed a token spending freeze to seem like a populist, this goes against the socialist passions of his base. “A spending freeze? That’s the brilliant […]