U.S. Economic Policy Imitates Peronist Argentina
OCTOBER 21, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
The United States is facing perhaps its second-greatest economic crisis ever, and so far the government has taken page after page from Juan Peron's playbook.
Paul Krugman Borrows from Big Brother
OCTOBER 14, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
For all the talk that the government's policies of bailouts, printing money, and borrowing at record rates have "prevented" a second Great Depression, the truth is that all the government has done is to give the illusion of recovery while setting us up for an even worse Day of Reckoning.
A Second Stimulus Would Work No Better Than the First
OCTOBER 07, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
For the U.S. economy to have a real recovery, the economy first must shed the huge number of malinvestments that piled up like garbage on New York streets during the last unsustainable boom.
Government Make-Work Projects Will Not Be Key to Recovery
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
Not only are they handing out money in a manner that imperils our future, but they also are demanding that it be spent on phantom things that intelligent people never would need in the first place.
SEPTEMBER 23, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
Contrary to what Automotive News breathlessly declared, the Cash program pretty much was what anyone with common sense and decent economic training could have predicted. It spurred sales for a while, but after the money dried up, so did the new car sales.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
Obama imposed new tariffs to please American union members, but the lower-paid workers in our country, however, will pay the deadly price, all in the name of "social justice" and "protecting American workers."
Paul Krugman is Wrong About John Maynard Keynes
SEPTEMBER 09, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
Krugman is right that economists "got it wrong." However, it was not a religious belief in free markets that caused the trouble, but rather government intervention, something Krugman never seems to mention in any of his columns.
Progressivism is not progress
SEPTEMBER 02, 2009 by WILLIAM ANDERSON
From the Fed to the staggering weight of government spending and debt, we can see that Progressivism truly has run its course. Unfortunately, while it runs its course, Progressivism also is running this country into the ground.