Unions Have Declared Open Season – So What?

by Jeff Swanson

With the re-election of President Obama, it appears that Unions have deemed it true that a collective bargaining renaissance has arrived.

We have strikes abounding. Could it be the great revival of the strong union label? Not likely. Continue reading

Krugman’s Epic Fail

by Jeff Swanson

Of course I don’t agree with Paul Krugman. I’m a Republican. I’m not supposed to. I’d like to think it’s not just blind partisanship but if I’m honest, it’s a little partisan. The difference; Krugman, in all his Nobel Laureate-ness, is all partisan.

This is the great flaw of Paul Krugman, he has forsaken scientific methods for liberal touchy-feeliness but wrapped in an officious affectation.

On a recent stop with Huffington Post Live, he stated, “It’s the Republican policies that are much more likely to make us end up like Greece,”

That is, if by Republican policies, you mean spending more money than you have, overtaxing your people and expecting less work from them, then you’d be right Paul.

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The American Spectator : Paul Krugman’s Obsolescence

The American Spectator : Paul Krugman’s Obsolescence.
by Iain Murray

Last week in his New York Times column, Paul Krugman cheeredApple’s introduction of the iPhone as an example of the Keynesian theory of how depressions end — through “use, decay, and obsolescence,” which provide the stimulus economies need to recover. He went on to suggest that government can do what Apple does by increasing spending. Continue reading →

Employment Is Worse than During the Recession | The Weekly Standard

Employment Is Worse than During the Recession | The Weekly Standard.
by Jeffrey H. Anderson

In one of President Obama’s TV ads, Bill Clinton says that the key question in this election is which candidate can figure out how “to return us to full employment.” But as the federal government’s own figures show, Obama might want to start by first figuring out how to get us back to the level of employment that we had during the recession. Continue reading →