Category Archives: Economy

Guess who’s smarter than the U.S.?

American deniers of climate change (read: pro-business, anti-regulation right wingers) are winning the argument, but only by ignoring the evidence. Continue reading

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Welcoming the huddled masses

Old School Grump recommends MORE immigration. Continue reading

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USA: Boost the economy! Germany: Get real! (Who’s right?)

David Brooks says the German solution to the economic crisis shows more promise than the American solution. Continue reading

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The Pod People

Multi-generational homes are soon to be all the rage. With retirement accounts for the average baby boomer looking pale or nonexistent, more and more families are faced with a difficult choice: have mom and dad move in, or kick ’em … Continue reading

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Do more to prevent foreclosures? or do nothing?

NYT says Obama should do more for underwater homeowners; Chris Fountain and friends tout laissez faire. Continue reading

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Challenge from Old School Grump!

Grump says Democrats aren’t strong enough on “personal responsibility”: They ought to come out against bad teachers, self-pitying mortgage defaulters, and other dead weight. Continue reading

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