Why Congress Shouldn’t Just Pass Obama’s Jobs Bill, Again

– 6 Temporary Stimuli, 17 Tax “Cuts”, and Zero Results – By: Larry Walker, Jr. – As I carefully chronicled in, “Obama: The Era of Flimflam Economics, Part II – Untimely and Proven to Fail”, the policy theory, known as economic stimulus, was designed by economists as a tool for implementation at the onset of … Continue reading Why Congress Shouldn’t Just Pass Obama’s Jobs Bill, Again

Obama’s Failed Jobs Subsidy | 99 Weeks

“Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.” ~Ronald Reagan – Policies Have Consequences – By: Larry Walker, Jr. – Since 1948, the average duration of unemployment in the United States, has rarely exceeded twenty weeks. In fact, up until February of 2009, the average had only exceeded twenty weeks for a total of 8 … Continue reading Obama’s Failed Jobs Subsidy | 99 Weeks

Final: Tracking the 5.19 Million Jobs Obama Squandered

“We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.” ~ Milton Friedman ~ – By: Larry Walker, Jr. – Formerly: Tracking the 5.2 Million Jobs Obama Squandered (published on 10/29/2010) * Obama’s economic stimulus bill was sold to us with the promise of creating 3.5 million jobs by January of 2011. Well, since … Continue reading Final: Tracking the 5.19 Million Jobs Obama Squandered

Tracking the 5.2 Million Jobs Obama Squandered

“We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.” ~ Milton Friedman  By: Larry Walker, Jr.  “Tracking the 3.5 million jobs Obama will save or create.” That was the title of a blog post, last updated on January 8, 2010, on a website named Understanding The Market – Capire Il Mercato. In a … Continue reading Tracking the 5.2 Million Jobs Obama Squandered

Tracking the 3.5 Million Jobs Obama Saved or Created

“Tracking the 3.5 million jobs Obama will save or create.” By: Larry Walker, Jr. [Revised 10/15/10] That was the title of a blog post, last updated on January 8, 2010, by Understanding The Market – Capire Il Mercato. In a note, the author, Cole Kendall stated, “I will make the calculations in a way that … Continue reading Tracking the 3.5 Million Jobs Obama Saved or Created

Krugman’s Anti-Austerity Madness

Kicking Common Sense Down the Road – By: Larry Walker, Jr. – When one of today’s most brilliant liberal economists recently mentioned the European fiscal crisis, he said, “Spain is suffering the hangover from a huge housing bubble, which caused both an economic boom and a period of inflation that left Spanish industry uncompetitive with … Continue reading Krugman’s Anti-Austerity Madness