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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Krugman calls out Trump for cholera in Puerto Rico, CDC does not anticipate

It’s so unfortunate that politics trumps everything in 2017 (no pun intended), so much to the point that it is nauseating to continue to read and hear about. Whether it be the NFL or Dr. Seuss books, it is More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Tired of conservative talk radio? Check out these great podcasts

While I work, I would listen to talk radio and during the day, conservative talk radio dominates. Image/pixabay However, how long can one listen to Sean Hannity drone on about the latest Republican talking points More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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New survey: College professors more liberal but students, country are not

Some may debate if university faculty have truly shifted to the left, and if so, whether it matters. The debate has just flared up data published by the Heterodox Academy which indicates a strong liberal bias More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015
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Europe ‘harsh’ spending cuts: Fact or Fiction?

The European Commission’s data-gathering bureaucracy, Eurostat, has just published a new report on government finances for the region. And with Greece’s ongoing fiscal turmoil getting headlines, this Eurostat More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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My favorite President: Warren G. Harding

I was watching the Fox News Channel talk show, The Five, on President’s Day, and after listening the very predictable favorites from the talk show cast, it made me sit down for a moment to think how I might More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Who would be your ‘Top Enemy of Freedom’ since 1968?

Who would call the top enemy of freedom since 1968? The list of potential candidates is unfortunately quite long if you think about it. In the 45th anniversary issue of the “Free Minds and Free Markets” More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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NY Times columnist Paul Krugman says NSA program pushes US to kind of ‘authoritarian’ state

NY Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman discussed the NSA surveillance Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Photo/donkeyhotey.wordpress.com “There was a really good article written More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Chutzpah Economics, more on government spending from Paul Krugman

It is nice to see that Paul Krugman learned his Yiddish as a young man, although I’m afraid that he is accusing the wrong people of having chutzpah. You see, when an economist claims that the causeof economic More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Krugman is a Keynesian ‘crank’ wanting to empower the inflation fairy

Lest anyone think that Paul Krugman is an economist, his latest column bemoaning the lack of hardcore inflation presents every reason as to why he is a crank, although a famous crank. Yes, the Inflation Fairy More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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The Fairy Tale of Our Time, ‘massive consumer spending is what fuels an economy’

Paul Krugman is nothing if not consistent. Once again, we are told that Kenneth Rogoff is the main reason that our economy is not roaring along like boom times, and that massive consumer spending is what fuels More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
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All Hail the Debt Fairy! All Hail the Inflation Fairy!

In September 2008, if it had not been obvious before, it had become abundantly clear since that the borrow-and-spend party has been over for nearly five years, yet Paul Krugman is becoming even more shrill about More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Friday, April 19th, 2013
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Will Paul Krugman blame Sarah Palin for Boston bombing

So far, there has not been any commentary from Paul Krugman on the bombing at the Boston Marathon Monday, and given his incendiary remarks from previous tragedies, I admit to being surprised. When Gabby Giffords More...

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...


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