The Case For Liberal Economics

We have serious economic problems.As a country, we need to move ahead. China is buying up the world’s resources. Soon Russia will do the...

Neocon Republicans and the Super-Rich

Now that the Neocon Republicans have shown us their colors in the bright light of day….no tax cuts for the lower 98% of Americans...

A Better Way to Balance Budgets

The Republicans are not interested in balancing the budget. They are interested in cutting taxes. Does anyone deny that? We have a $14 trillion...

The 500 Reactionary Rich

We have a serious problem in this country. It is not hard to recognize or to understand. It is simple and it is ruining...

Scott Walker, Enemy of the People; Dr. Ben Carson, Separator of...

Scott Walker is riding the Clown Car Express. He’s the evil clown, the one you always hear about who scares children. He is scary....

Attack of the Neocon Obstructionists

In Professor Paul Krugman’s blog on the Internet, “Conscience of a Liberal” there are usually a number of very imaginative and often very enlightening...

On Social Security, the Middle Class and Real Retirement

An email has been circulating lately that starts off “Social Security becomes a Federal Benefit Check.”This email suggests that Social Security is a...

Rich Getting Richer. Poor Getting Poorer.

In the United States today, the rich are getting richer and the poor are becoming poorer. The facts are clear. They are reported by...

A Presidential Commission–To Cut Your Benefits

"Houston, we have a problem....""We're out of money."Our fiscal problems have at last reached emergency status. The Republicans, yes, the Republicans--in a purely...

Paul Ryan’s Yellow Brick Road to Oblivion

In this country we have some of the finest economists in the world. Many of them, including Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan, Lawrence Summers and...

American Stagnation

America has never been richer. Private assets amount to over $80 trillion, more than four times the national debt and the GDP. Yet the...

The Ryan Road to Ruin

Paul Ryan had the courage to put his name on a budget that was announced last week. This budget will change his image from...

Trump’s Lies About Climate Change

by Joseph O'ShaughnessyThe President announced yesterday that he would disengage the United States from the world effort to keep climate change from completely submerging...

The Failure of Conservatism and the Future of American Economics. Part...

In 1946, in the shadow of the carillon tower on the campus of the University of Chicago, an economist by the name of Milton...

The Great Neocon Budget Hoax

Representative Paul Ryan, Neocon-Republican of Wisconsin, has laid out an economic plan for the future of the country. The problem with his plan, however,...