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By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Robert Reich says unionization of Walmart will get the economy growing

The Keynesians have really brought flawed theories to the forefront during the past month by two of their preeminent thinkers. Robert ReichImage/United States Department of Labor Earlier in the month, it was Paul More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, January 31st, 2013

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 Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Ron Paul: Krugman’s $1 trillion coin idea “just another variant of the endless stimulus proposals’

You Tube screen shot As many of you know, the liberal, Keynesian sage, Paul Krugman introduced the idea of a $1 trillion platinum coin be minted and as Krugman suggests, then depositing it at the Fed. This would More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 8th, 2012

Bush aide tells NY Times Paul Krugman that he’s ‘hardly credible’

Paul Krugman Photo/donkeyhotey.wordpress.com George W. Bush aide Mary Matalin and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman clashed on ABC’s This Week Sunday, with the former eventually telling the latter, “You’re More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Bill Clinton Says No One Could Have Turned The Economy Around In Just Four Years- Is He Correct?

Former President Bill Clinton has received many accolades recently from the right and the left concerning the economy he presided over in the 1990′s. Public domain photo/US Government But even the ego maniacal Clinton More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 9th, 2012

Walter Williams calls for nullification of Obamacare while filling in for Rush Limbaugh

While filling for Rush Limbaugh late last week, George Mason University economics professor, Walter E. Williams made the case that the states could nullify the Affordable Care Act going through a litany of legal More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, June 4th, 2012

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

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

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

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 Monday, May 21st, 2012

Krugman’s ‘caste’ nonsense

Paul Krugman really does not seem to understand the effect of third-party payments, and he especially does not understand when it comes to the government and the cost of higher education. In a recent post, he implies More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Krugman says the USA should borrow and spend itself into prosperity

Paul Krugman is on the austerity kick again, and in part, he is right. The austerity measures that have been imposed upon Ireland and Greece by the European Union, are awful, and they are imposing a lot of suffering. There More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Natural Born (Economy) Killers

When it comes to the use of certain kinds of fuels, myths abound and especially myths created and nurtured by Progressives in academe, government, and the media. Given that Paul Krugman is a card-carrying Progressive, More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Krugman, ‘National Greatness,’ and Boondoggles

One of the mantras for the Neo-Conservatives has been “national greatness,” which means that America ought to be producing huge, expensive public works projects. (One gets the sense that William Kristol More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 14th, 2012

Krugman: More inflation and higher taxes will end the depression

In recent months, Paul Krugman has become an out-and-out cheerleader for inflation, claiming that throwing out more dollars somehow will revive the economy because people will quickly spend their depreciating money More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Krugman, College, and the Higher Education Bubble

Paul Krugman claims (implausibly) that he was the first (or one of the first) economists to point out that the hot housing market really was a financial bubble. Of course, Krugman two years earlier had claimed that More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Heading for double-digit inflation?

Whenever someone mentions inflation, Paul Krugman is all over the statement, trotting out the CPI which shows relatively low overall price increases at about three percent. (He holds this as “proof” More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, March 19th, 2012

More economic illiteracy from the NY Times

Paul Krugman seems to be in a bi-partisan spirit in his latest column, claiming that Mitt Romney is a “closet Keynesian,” and he may be right. I’m not sure that Romney is a closet anything other More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, March 16th, 2012

Sean Rosenthal on Krugman’s claim on British ‘austerity’

On a number of occasions, Paul Krugman has claimed that “austerity” measures are hurting the British economy and should be ended immediately in favor of more spending. Sean Rosenthal demonstratesthat More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Will Krugman join the Democrats’ ‘It’s the speculators!’ chorus?

One of my main contentions with Paul Krugman is that I don’t believe the man understands even the basics of Price Theory. Yes, I am sure he can dazzle anyone with mathematical models on the subject, but nonetheless More...

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