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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Green Energy Comes Up Short

In addition to forcing citizens, with a disparate impact on lower-income people, to pay three to six times as much for energy, mandated green energy is dangerously inadequate.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/31 at 09:51 PM
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Liberal-Progressivism Flops Again

Thomas Sowell writes that Obama’s new New Deal is suffering the same failures as FDR’s New Deal, for the same sorts of reasons.

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As unusual as 9 percent unemployment rates may seem to the current generation of Americans, unemployment rates stayed in double digits for months and years on end during the 1930s. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration followed policies very similar to those of the Obama administration today. He also got away with it politically by blaming his predecessor.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Even The New York Times Admits It

The self-appointed journal of record for liberal-progressive-socialist propaganda, reports in its August 18, 2011, edition:

Number of Green Jobs Fails to Live Up to Promises.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Bernanke’s Bailout Of Foreign Banks

Wall Street and the world banking community have unexpected reason to love the Fed’s debasement of the dollar.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/28 at 04:21 PM
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Saturday, August 27, 2011

A Provocative Thesis

Jeff Lukens speculates about the role of hedge fund managers in the 2008 presidential election and in the upcoming 2012 election.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/27 at 06:28 PM
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The Unity Of The Constitution And The Scottish Enlightenment

Liberal-progressivism - in all its manifestations from Soviet Communism, to European socialism, and Hitler’s National Socialism - is founded in the repeatedly disproved theory that intellectuals can restructure political society in ways that will perfect human nature.  Philosophers of the Scottish enlightenment and those who crafted our Constitution were firmly and correctly certain that human nature has always been the same and will remain unchanged.

Robert Curry explores that understanding.

Considering The Alternatives

Obama’s Keynesian interventionist policies clearly have made economic conditions worse.  What would have happened if he had made no interventions, as last happened in the deeper recession of 1920-21?  What if he had done as Paul Krugman advocates and expanded his deficit spending an additional $6 to $8 trillion?

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/27 at 03:35 PM
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Friday, August 26, 2011

Obama’s Record Of Executive Failure

Jonathan Alter, in a recent Bloomberg column, asks,

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/26 at 10:09 PM
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Fed Policy Worsens Economic Inequality

Ironically, liberal-progressivism’s social-justice, redistributive, Keynesian, easy money policy depresses GDP growth and job creation, while aggravating income inequality.

Read Rich Danker’s article in Forbes Magazine.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/26 at 09:48 PM
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The Fed’s Bubblelonian Monetary Policy

The stock market and giant money-center banks are raking in profits, while small businesses and unemployed workers languish.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 08/26 at 04:37 PM
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