Posts Tagged ‘Krugman’

GOP Monetary Madness and Ron Paul

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 12/21/2011 @ 11:21:27 PM
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I seem to have forgotten to post Krugman’s December 16 column called GOP Monetary Madness.  But since a missing friend appeared out of the internet thickets the other day, and … [Keep reading >>]

Covering Newt

Filed under: Politics | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 11/25/2011 @ 6:05:48 PM
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Just a reminder now that the “bizarre” Newt seems to be crawling up the backsides of the “corrupt” Rick Perry and the “disgraceful”  rest in their quest to pour concrete … [Keep reading >>]

Voucher Care is Not Medicare

Filed under: Economy | Health & Welfare — by Will Kirkland 06/6/2011 @ 12:23:26 PM
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Krugman on the shameless name games of the Republican Party.

…the G.O.P. plan simply reforms Medicare rather than ending it. I’ll just quote the blogger Duncan Black, who summarizes this … [Keep reading >>]

The Spanish Prisoner — Don’t Be One

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 11/29/2010 @ 12:09:42 PM
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Krugman picks up on the idea of The Spanish Prisoner to talk about how Spain is imprisoned by not having its own currency and the US right wing wants to … [Keep reading >>]

Krugman: Eating the Irish

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 11/26/2010 @ 10:44:49 AM
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Krugman’s Column today:
The Irish story began with a genuine economic miracle. But eventually this gave way to a speculative frenzy driven by runaway banks and real estate developers, all in … [Keep reading >>]

Krugman: There Will be Blood [Says the GOP, grinning...]

Filed under: Economy | Obama Administration | Republicans — by Will Kirkland 11/22/2010 @ 4:44:02 PM

one of our two great political parties has made it clear that it has no interest in making America governable, unless it’s doing the governing. And that party now controls … [Keep reading >>]

GOP: Arguments Odd and Incoherent

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 11/19/2010 @ 1:03:10 PM
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It’s no mystery why China and Germany are on the warpath against the Fed. Both nations are accustomed to running huge trade surpluses. But for some countries to run trade … [Keep reading >>]

Texas: How Conservative Economic Policies Really Work

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 11/7/2010 @ 4:32:58 PM
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Krugman’s wonky blog (not the opinion column) has this reminder:
November 7, 2010, 3:26 pm

Texas Two-Step

Hmm. Do you remember how Texas showed that conservative policies work — it was … [Keep reading >>]

Krugman: Getting Very Ugly

Filed under: Media | Pundits | Race — by Will Kirkland 08/30/2010 @ 9:34:36 AM
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Krugman departs from the strictly economical to look wealth powered viciousness straight in the face.
The last time a Democrat sat in the White House, he faced a nonstop witch … [Keep reading >>]

Social Security is NOT in Trouble; Repeat

Filed under: Action! | Economy — by Will Kirkland 08/16/2010 @ 12:36:05 PM
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All readers of or about retirement age and depending on Social Security for some if not most of their income should read Krugman and others who insist on the truth, … [Keep reading >>]

Krugman on the Economy

Filed under: Economy — by Will Kirkland 07/4/2010 @ 11:54:37 AM
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Fareed Zakaria’s CNN show is one of the least obnoxious interview shows on television.  He is civil, articulate and well studied.  He lets his guests have their say and asks … [Keep reading >>]

Krugman: Speculation Trumps Evidence

Filed under: Economy | Pundits — by Will Kirkland 07/2/2010 @ 4:54:30 PM
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Paul Krugman:
For the last few months, I and others have watched, with amazement and horror, the emergence of a consensus in policy circles in favor of immediate fiscal … [Keep reading >>]

Words for Acts

Perhaps an honest world will never exist. But what's to keep us from dreaming? If each one of us tries to change, maybe we'll succeed.

Rita Atria -- The Sicilian Rebel

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