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By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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Paul Krugman hates money, especially the Bitcoin

I used to think that Paul Krugman just misunderstood money, but now I realize that he really hates the stuff. Hates it. His recent blog post on Adam Smith and Bitcoin pretty much says it all: There have been many More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Paul Krugman’s lust for lying, the desire to buy gold must be racism driven

As I have written many times before, Paul Krugman no longer is an economist, if he ever was one. Instead, he is a political operative, someone who gives partisan political rants and pawns it off as Deep Economic More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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Paul Krugman’s Intellectual Honesty on Great Britain, Herbert Hoover and Margaret Thatcher

Bob Murphy has a post on Free Advice that deals with the intellectually dishonest way that Paul Krugman portrays Herbert Hoover and the Andrew Mellon quote, “Liquidate the farmers, etc.” Krugman clearly More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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Keynsians gone wild, understanding the spending, borrowing and printing of money as keys to a strong economy

When it comes to debating the whole issue of extending the boom via money printing and borrowing or allowing the malinvested assets to be liquidated or changed to other, more profitable uses, Paul Krugman has become More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
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Borrowing and Spending, the Paul Krugman ‘Way to Wealth’

Hey, big spenders! It’s Paul Krugman to the rescue! In the aftermath of David Stockman’s recent New York Times article, Krugman is assuring his faithful readers that the massive debt financing of the More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, April 8th, 2013
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That Fax Machine Must Have Had Some Kind of Impact, Paul Krugman views of the economy

It seems that Paul Krugman’s past statements continue to crop up. His 2003 call for Alan Greenspan to create a housing bubble certainly has dogged him, but something he wrote in 1998 exposes even more of his More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Tax Increases are saving California, now start High Speed Rail, the ultimate leftist pipedream

For many years, I have written that Paul Krugman is not so much an economist as he is a political operative, but I was wrong. He is not just a political operative, but also is just another leftist who believes that More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 30th, 2013
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Paul Krugman offers Cyprus solution ‘Seize Property and Print Money’

In answer to the “What would you do about Cyprus if you were dictator?” question, Paul Krugman has shared his Nobel-level of economic intelligence with the rest of us, and it comes down to two actions: More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, March 25th, 2013
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Krugman Supports Capital Controls

In reading Paul Krugman for more than a decade, it seems that he has established a firm ideological pattern: Markets evil, government good. Thus, he has decided the solution for the crisis in Cyprus: capital controls. Now, More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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The Federal Deficit is a Symtom, Not the Disease

Member of Congress are infamous for attacking symptoms of a problem instead of going straight to the heart of the disease, and the current “discussion” on the massive federal deficits are yet another More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
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Marches of the Non Sequitur, protecting the ‘cuts’ to federal budget

I really was ready to shout, “Hallalujah!” when I saw the title of Paul Krugman’s latest column on the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. When I met Krugman in 2004 at the Southern More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, March 8th, 2013
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Is Paul Krugman Really a Martyr?

Paul Krugman operates with numerous themes, although for the most part they revolve around his belief that (1) the U.S. economy is in a “liquidity trap,” and (2) government must spend, borrow, raise More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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Paul Krugman, NY Times ‘Consuming Wealth Actually is the Same as Producing Wealth’

With the Big, Bad Sequester looming as the Crisis of the Week and all of the media and political angst accompanying it, I have come to understand that how one responds to the prospect of the government being forced More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 22nd, 2013
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Paul Krugman says ‘middle class taxes’ and death panels with be needed to fund Obamacare VIDEO

Paul Krugman, taped during a speech he gave, said the following about Obamacare. “We’re going to need more revenue, we’re going to need, and probably in the end, surely in the end it will require some sort More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Raise that Teenage Unemployment Rate

If one were to read only Paul Krugman’s column and blog, the reader would find many interesting things about economics. That would include things like governments make economies grow by printing money (we More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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Paul Krugman and His Zombie History

Murray Rothbard liked to say that economist often tended to specialize in the area where their knowledge was the worst, and given Paul Krugman’s butchery of the historical record, I’d say Rothbard had More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Sunday, February 17th, 2013
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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 More...

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 it 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...


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