Archive for the ‘government fiscal policy’ Category

Obama ASU Commencement Translation

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

President Obama delivered the following remarks during his commencement speech at Arizona State University last week: Now, some graduating classes have marched into this stadium in easy times - times of peace and stability when we call on our graduates to simply keep things going, and not screw it up. Other ...

Ronald Reagan on National Healthcare

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

What would he say now?

Stimulus equals deficits and higher taxes

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Despite the passage of theĀ  American Reinvestment Act, also known as the Obama stimulus package, tax and spend states still cannot balance the budget. A recent Wall Street Journal article detailed how New York State continues to raise taxes - despite just having been handed $10 billion dollars via the American ...

Never ask a tax cheat to be your treasury secretary

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

The twists and turns of our financial crisis are numerous and complicated. The blame cannot be lay entirely at the feet of any one entity or individual. However, just for today, let us consider the role played by our new Secretary of the Treasury, one Timothy Geithner: Mr. Geithner earned a ...

Friday Stack: Can we spend our way out?

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Our great country is about to take on another $800 billion to $1.2 trillion in debt. The United States of America is the most successful experiment in human governance. We took the radical ideas of England's Magna Carta to a whole new level. For decades, we have led the world ...