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  • Romney Miracle
    Obama takes credit for "Romney Miracle"
    In one of his most duplicitous moves yet, President Barack Obama is taking credit for the brisk growth in jobs and drop in the unemployment rate caused by Mitt Romney’s failed 2012 presidential bid. The jobless rate fell to 5.8% in October,...
  • Judas Goat
    Barack Obama is a Judas Goat leading America to destruction Part 2 of 8
    StimulusObama designated $870 Billion, almost a trillion dollars to stimulate the economy for shovel ready jobs. Jobs that would replace and repair the obsolete and crumbling infrastructure of America! Projects that would at least use the dollars...
  • My Turn: The most deluded man in America?
    My Turn: The most deluded man in America?
    “I thought these grapes were ripe, but I see now they are quite sour.” ~ Aesop, Aesop's FablesPoor John Boehner, Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives.Five plus years after the inauguration of our first black president...
  • When the economy hits the skids, the government sits the kids.
    When the economy hits the skids, the government sits the kids
    Do the wealthy in the USA and in other countries also live hand to mouth? When the economy hits the skids, government stimulus checks to the poor sometimes follow. Stimulus programs — such as those in 2001, 2008 and 2009 — are designed...
  • Arguments for stimulus and how to counter them
    Arguments for stimulus and how to counter them
    It has now been five years since the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Several commentators are claiming that the stimulus has been successful, despite its unpopularity, or that it was at least an improvement over a...
  • Ben Bernanke QE
    Bernanke: 'highly accommodative monetary policy' needed in U.S. economy
    Speaking to a group of economists at a conference in Cambridge, Mass. on Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke advocated for more "qualitative easing", aka government stimulus or "easy money", to ease problems...
  • Tom Price
    Tom Price: U.S. government "no longer has consent of the governed"
    It would not be unfair to assume that Tom Price (R-GE) is lacking developmentally.For one thing, Price has demonstrated a constant aversion to the truth. Last year, for example, Price warned about the supposed health and economic impacts of gay...
  • Obama traveling the nation crying wolf!
    Obama’s crisis management: Part 2. The little president who cries wolf!
    Obama’s crisis countObama’s list of inflated crisis is long and constant. It started with TARP which began on President Bush’s watch, but also approved by President Obama! This was the running start afforded Obama in his crisis...
  • Say goodbye to Obama's Job Council
    Obama to disband Jobs Council
    “Ignore your teeth and they’ll go away.” That was the title of a popular ca. 1980s book on gum disease prevention. It is hard to say whether the president has a similarly whimsical sign in the Oval Office reading, “Ignore...
  • Miami Fed Chairman del Busto at a reception
    Miami Federal Reserve chair resigns
    As expected, the Federal Reserve announced its quantitative easing plans for fiscal year 2013. And as expected, the Fed's ultimate attempt to magically restore economic prosperity will be unprecedented: more than $85 billion-worth of mortgage...
  • Green energy failure
    Obama's $80 Billion Green Energy Program Continues Slide into Tax-Funded Failure
    Yet another clean energy company, which benefited from Obama's so-called "Stimulus plan," is now cutting jobs. However, this particular company, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, may prove significantly embarrassing for the...
  • Barack Obama
    'Insanity': Obama's fiscal cliff plan to tax rich and spend another $50 billion
    "In an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt," The Weekly Standard reported Friday, Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell called Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's water-carrying "a serious blow to his credibility" and...
  • A broken piggy bank
    Republicans actually believe that government spending creates jobs
    Republicans are very fond of saying that government spending does not create jobs. The claim is essential to their opposition to Keynesian stimulus spending. So, is it true that government spending does not create jobs? If it does, in what ways is...
  • Millions of stimulus taxpayer dollars wasted in construction industry
    Millions of stimulus taxpayer dollars wasted in construction industry
    Approximately 1,035,000 construction jobs have disappeared under the leadership of Barack Obama.Back in February, 2009 the new president vowed that his economic stimulus legislation he was about to sign into law ($850 million taxpayer dollars)...
  • Romney blasts the stimulus at a company that profited from stimulus money
    Romney blasts the stimulus at a company that profited from stimulus money
    Mitt Romney was in the swing state Iowa Friday delivering what he called a major economic policy address. He spoke at a rally at a company in Ames, Iowa where once again he blasted the stimulus saying it created zero jobs. Romney’s handlers...