Is Krugman Right About Anything?

Former Enron board member Paul Krugman wrote in 2011: The VA’s success story is one of the best-kept secrets in the American policy debate…[conservative] pundits and policy makers…can’t handle the cognitive dissonance. via Forbes.  

Definition of ‘Conundrum’

The definition of the word conundrum is: something that is puzzling, or confusing. Here are six conundrums of socialism in the USA : 1. America is capitalist and greedy – yet half of the population is subsidized. 2. Half of

Real Unemployment Rate

From the Federalist, what today’s unemployment rate would look like if the economy had the same labor force participation rate as it did when the recession ended in June of 2009?  It’s more like 10.3% instead of the ‘official’ 6.3%.

Ideologies and Consequences

From Victor Davis Hanson: Endangered species everywhere are supposed to be at risk — except birds of prey shredded by wind turbine farms, or reptilian habitats harmed by massive solar farms. High-speed rail is great for utopian visionaries — except

Economic Recovery?

Krugman, Reich, and Obama have proclaimed an economic recovery.  My guess is that reality is going the other way: Only days after national pizza chain Sbarro filed for bankruptcy, sub sandwich chain Quiznos followed suit, filing for Chapter 11 protection

Jewish and Chinese Flight Crew

The Air Canada plane leaves Montreal Airport under the control of a Jewish captain; his co-pilot is Chinese. It’s the first time they’ve flown together and an awkward silence between the two seems to indicate a mutual dislike. Once they

Obama Economy Continues

Yep, Obama has taken his economic policy guidance from Krugman, Reich, and Marx, with the results that we’ve seen for more than five years.  This cartoon helps explain some of the problems very succinctly…  as a famous Russian used to

Only in America

The list of top 10 reasons it’s crazy in America… these ten put things into proper perspective: 10. Only in America… Could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000 a plate campaign fund-raising event. 9. Only