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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...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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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
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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 Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
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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
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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
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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 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 Monday, May 21st, 2012
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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...


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