Trump: A Fantasy of Being President

Donald Trump recently laid out his economic policies in a speech in Detroit, Michigan. It is no surprise he did it there. Detroit is...

Laffer Is Laughable…But It’s Not Funny.

Does anyone believe that Arthur Laffer, Ronald Reagan's guru, the author and prime suspect in the catastrophe known as "voodoo economics" is really an...

The Neocon Republican Candidates—A Rogues Gallery

What a bunch of losers we saw in the first Republican debate. It was shallow, obfuscating and ignored reality.We’ll start off by saying...

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 Failure of Conservative Economics–Pt. IV–Bush, Cheney and Big Government by...

In 1994, in an interview, Milton Friedman said that in the 1990s there is “much less optimism and all the problems have been...

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...

The Next Two Years

The November 2014 elections were pretty clear. In some states Senators or Governors won by as many as 70% of the vote. Of course,...

Down Trump’s Golden Brick Road

We must examine the Trump infrastructure plan.At first, it sounds, well, pretty good. And then you get the details.First, why do you think Trump...

The Economy on the Move

Here it comes. The economy is coming back. And with more people than ever working to make it grow as fast as possible, we...

Budget Cuts–Coming After Your Social Security

It is time to pay attention to the Peterson Commission. And you had better pay attention and tell your friends and have them tell...

On Oil Spills and Government Spoils

This is about our country.We have been through the Second Age of the Moguls and it was worse than the first, if that is...

Wisconsin, Walker and ALEC

Today, Tuesday, August 9, 2011, Wisconsin voters will face one of the most important political decisions of their lives. It will have an...

Republicans & Wall Street vs. Democrats and Financial Reform

The Republicans are doing it again. They are trying to use their obstructive tactics to defeat financial reform. And why isn't someone calling them...

May 1910 to May 2010–100 Years of…Progress?

By 1910, the United States had changed from a collection of states along the Atlantic Coast and a group of Southern slavery states to...

Still Crazy After All These Years

It has been 33 years since the ascendency of Conservative philosophy in the Republican Party and since the takeover of part of American government...