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Government Spending and Higher Taxes will not help Economy

As President Obama ponders his options about raising the debt ceiling brought about by his over spending, our Treasury overlord Tim Geithner believes “the important thing is that the debt ‘shall not be questioned’. Does it ever occur to our professional politicians to cut spending? I feel bad for Obama. If President Obama can’t raise spending and taxes, “What good…

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What Kind of Stimulus Do We Need?

( – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Crossposted at The Rockefeller Republican When it comes to fighting recessions, there's a tendency to see “fiscal stimulus” packages as wasteful, as a form of “throwing money at the problem.” The critics have a point. But the conclusion that therefore we should do nothing is also wrong. Instead, careful attention should be paid to…

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