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Yes, Inflation is our Savior, leftists cheer hyperinflation

One of Paul Krugman’s repeated themes in his columns and blog posts is that inflation is a wonderful thing, and apparently we never can have enough of it. Inflation wipes out debt, transfer wealth from creditors to debtors, and makes all of us feel rich. Hyperinflation? No problem. It might make things inconvenient for a while, but it really doesn’t More...

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By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Kick that Keynesian Habit

One think I do like about Paul Krugman’s columns extolling Keynesian theory is that they are predictable and easy to follow. I cannot say they really constitute economics, given that Krugman seems to believe More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Paul Krugman: The Real Friend of Fraud

One of Paul Krugman’s constant themes is that financial regulation, if done by people who properly have been schooled as Democrats, will guard against fraud, and he is at itĀ again in his most recent column. More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, February 1st, 2013
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Is the Fed Hampering the Recovery?

In his blog post on “Calvinist Monetary Economics,” Paul Krugman claims that a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed by John Taylor on why he believes the Fed is hampering the recovery by keeping interest More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Krugman: The State Makes and Producers Take

Paul Krugman definitely is a class warfare sort of guy, but to him, the parasite classes are those that actually produce something, while people who simply consume are the real producers. There is no other way around More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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Tuscaloosa just needs to ‘believe in government’

In the aftermath of natural disasters, the standard Paul Krugman line is that only government can fix the problems, and that if one just “believes in government” with all one’s heart, soul, and More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, June 4th, 2012
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The Amnesia Economist by Dr William Anderson

One of the supposed rules for New York Times columnists is that they not endorse candidates or be overly politically partisan in what they write. That is a howler, of course, as the entire newspaper is little more More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
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Paranoia, Democrats, and the Speculators

Now that a Democrat is in the White House, I find it interesting that near-record gasoline prices somehow have nothing to do with Barack Obama. When gas prices four years ago went up under the Bush White House, More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, May 24th, 2012
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Will inflation save Europe?

In a recent column, Paul Krugman says that Europe essentially is committing “economic suicide” with its various “austerity” programs, with the only thing that can save the Continent being More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
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State-administered medical care: not exactly a low-cost panacea

I have a lot of arguments with Keynesians, the first being that they are not really speaking of economics, per se, but rather concentrate upon the administration of state power. To a Keynesian, there are no real More...


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