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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Bush’s Iraqi Surge Worked; Obama’s Stimulus Failed

But Obama’s failed, inflationary stimulus program costs more than the entire war in Iraq.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/31 at 12:15 AM
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Monday, August 30, 2010

Keynesian Obamanomics Outperformed

Germany’s economy is recovering faster than ours, as noted by Professor Allan H. Meltzer in a recent posting.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/30 at 04:17 PM
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Coming Back To God

Anyone who has studied the Bible’s Old Testament knows what happens to a people who forget God and come to believe pridefully in their self-sufficiency.  The United States has long since reached that dangerous point.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Left-Wing Bigotry: The Muslim Cultural Center At 9/11 Ground Zero

Read Andrew Klavan"s discussion of

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Obamanomics Still Mired In The 1930s

Even socialist Europe has abandoned simplistic Keynesian “pump priming.”

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/15 at 12:17 AM
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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Renewable Electricity Standard Is a Hoax, a Fraud, and a Rip-Off

Read S. Fred Singer’s essay.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/11 at 12:38 AM
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Fed Throws In The Towel

With few, or no, untried monetary policy tricks to perform, for now the Fed will stick to funding Federal deficit spending with fiat dollars created out of thin air.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/11 at 12:26 AM
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Let ‘em Eat Cake

I’m indebted to Carnegie-Mellon Professor Tom Emerson for a British view of usurpation by the Obama administration.

What Are They Aiming To Do?

Democrat/Socialists talk about lowering unemployment, but their fiscal and monetary policies impede creation of jobs and re-hiring of laid-off workers.  It should be obvious by now that reducing unemployment is not their objective. 

Monday, August 09, 2010

Obamacare Considered As Dispassionately As Possible

Will it really reduce costs of medical care?  Is it, instead, pie-in-the-sky? 

If it really will reduce costs, why has Massachusetts’s similar program led to punishing cost increases? According to a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece (The Failure of RomneyCare, March 16, 2010):

One third of state residents polled by Harvard researchers in a study published in “Health Affairs” in 2008 said that their health costs had gone up as a result of the 2006 reforms. A typical family of four today faces total annual health costs of nearly $13,788, the highest in the country. Per capita spending is 27% higher than the national average.