Paul Krugman and Joe Scarborough have just finished taping their one-on-one debate at Charlie Rose's table, and apparently things didn't go so well for Krugman.
(2 months and 15 days ago)
Paul Krugman accused a Republican Senator of trying to have a debate with all the wrong facts. During a heated Roundtable discussion on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist told Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) that he had all the wrong facts on Social Security. “Your facts are false,” Krugman told Johnson,...
(2 months and 9 days ago)
Krugman: Keep kicking that can by Paul Krugman The New York Times Published Feb 9, 2013 01:01AM MDT John Boehner, the speaker of the House, claims to be exasperated. “At some point, Washington has to deal with its spending problem,” he said Wednesday. “I’ve watched them kick this can down the road for 22 years since I’ve been here. I’ve had enough of it. It’s time to act.”...
(3 months and 8 days ago)
Out of the mouths of babes, it's said, come profound declarations.Such was the case with 7-year-old Nyah Tallman, whose instinctive generosity reflects maturity well beyond her years.Nyah and her grandmother Sande Blankenbiller of Alsace Township wer...
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Could I say a word about Paul Krugman? A recent blog post by the eminent economist and New York Times columnist struck me as out of the ordinary, even for him. Krugman was responding to critics who accuse him of seeing everybody who disagrees with him as either a fool or a knave. He says that’s not right: Many of those who disagree with him are sociopaths.read more
(16 days ago)
. . . . Krugman is loaded with flair His theories we're best to beware Our troubles began By kicking the can This King is undoubtedly bare The Limerick King . Paul Vincent Van Goof . . . Krugman's displaying his coin It's helping to highlight his groin This Fruit of the Loom Is the Father of Doom Spawn of the Keynesian loin The Limerick King . . Krugman is...
(28 days ago)
Krugman: A sequester of fools by Paul Krugman Published Feb 23, 2013 01:01AM MDT They’re baaack! Just about two years ago, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, the co-chairmen of the late unlamented debt commission, warned us to expect a terrible fiscal crisis within, um, two years unless we adopted their plan. The crisis hasn’t materialized, but they’re nonetheless back with a...
(2 months and 24 days ago)
If nothing else, this book by Nobel laureate Paul Krugman will make you think about money. Clearly, our economy has run into terrible trouble. There’s a problem with money. We’re in debt. There are two possible solutions. We could stop spending so much, which is what Cameron and Osborne want. But some people, including Krugman, think that stopping spending carries its own...
(2 months and 16 days ago)
...Prof. Krugman is wrong. In his column "The Price Is Wrong," Prof. Krugman argues with the free market proponents on how to address our unemployment. The Austrians, as Prof. Krugman calls them, see the solution by forcing presently unemployed to go back to work at suppressed wages by cutting off "moocher-friendly programs like food stamps, unemployment benefits, disability...
(1 month and 6 days ago)
Nobel laureate and Princeton economics professor Paul Krugman has, for many months, been writing and rewriting basically the same article in The New York Times. The essence of Professor Krugman's argument is that austerity policies are misguided and are strangling the slow US economic recovery; what is needed is more Keynesian-style fiscal policy -- more government deficit...
(7 days ago)
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