Category Archives: stimulus

Obama’s "Investments"

For almost five years now, President Obama has been making the argument that government “investments” in infrastructure are crucial to economic recovery. “Now we used to have the best infrastructure in the world here in America,” the president lamented in … Continue reading

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The Washington DC economy floats on your stolen tax dollars

Washington, DC and its suburbs have the highest average incomes in the nation and the most independent film festivals.  It’s almost the only local market where many zip codes have rising real estate prices (though not as fast as during … Continue reading

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Hayek on Stimulus

“The general fact that booms have always appeared with a great increase of investment, a large part of which proved to be erroneous .. fits in with the idea that a supply of capital was made apparent which wasn’t actually … Continue reading

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Company That Brought Us ‘Lives Touched’ Set to Drop Over 1,000 Employees

Company That Brought Us ‘Lives Touched’ Set to Drop Over 1,000 Employees Company That Brought Us ‘Lives Touched’ Set to Drop Over 1,000 Employees Posted on January 25, 2011 by Rusty Weiss De-Stimulating This past summer, we covered a strange … Continue reading

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Obama’s Stimulus Myth

Parisian-Viennese (i.e. Sorbonne to Vienna, VA) economist V. de Rugy wrote this excellent note on the failure of Obamanomics, fashioned by chief ENRON economic advisor Paul Krugman.  If you cannot manage to read Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged,” Ludwig von Mises’ … Continue reading

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United States unemployment map

http://cohort11.americanobserver.net/latoyaegwuekwe/multimediafinal.html

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