The Economy, Politics and Jobs

One of the key problems with the country today is the lack of jobs. If we had jobs, we would have more economic activity...

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...

On Nazis, Fascists, Neocons and Republican Governors

Often in blog posts on the Internet, especially heated political arguments, people start slinging around the term "Nazi," particularly in discussions of Neoconservative Republicans....

The Current Common Wisdom Is Wrong

We often refer to the "common wisdom" in society, the general knowledge passed on by word of mouth locally, regionally and eventually expressed in...

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...

Americans Want Jobs, Not Cuts in Medicare or Medicaid

Most people will tell you that they are angry with the President. They were angry with the President in 2010 when they voted for...

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,...

Fixing the Economy and the Budget–for the People

It’s wonk city, folks. If you don’t have any patience, don’t read on. But if you don’t read on, don’t blame us if the...

The Economics of Destruction

We are in a very serious time in the history of this country. Although it may not seem so to many, about 80% of...

Another Look at Unions

It is time to revisit the issue of unions.Why are unions important? They are important because unions represent the people. Government used to...

Are the Republicans Really Fascists? A Comparison.

Anyone can call someone else a name. People call others Fascists or Nazis all the time on the Internet. People who have these little...

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...

Neocon-Republicans Putting Lipstick on Racism and Obstruction

Probably the most distressing thing about the malevolent actions of the Right Wing…the hate speech, the deliberate misunderstanding of the motives of the Obama...

Wall Street Journal: Unemployment Benefits Are Bad for America

In a recent article entitled “Stimulating Unemployment” the Wall Street Journal inadvertently showed its true colors. Black. They would like us all to wear...

Sinister Economics

Let’s understand one thing. The economic problems of the country were not caused by “Progressive” or “Liberal” or “Populist” policies. They were caused in...