Posts Tagged ‘Economic Policy’

Jobs, and Obama’s Common Sense

Jobs, and Obama’s Common Sense
Reuters reports that employers cut back on hiring, again, in the month of April. Certainly this is a very important outcome in an election year. The perceived health of the economy can play in favor or against the candidate – in the opposite direction. A perceived healthy economic outlook favors the...
May 11th, 2012 | Sound Money Blog | Read More

“The Return of Stagflation” – WSJ

“The Return of Stagflation” – WSJ
“‘Stagflation” is an ugly word for an ugly situation: persistent high inflation combined with high unemployment and stagnant demand in a country’s economy. The term was coined by British politician Iain Mcleod in a speech to Parliament in 1965. We haven’t experienced it...
May 24th, 2011 | Future of Money, History of Money, Popular Articles, State of Money | Read More

“Debt-Ceiling Strategies” – NRO

“Debt-Ceiling Strategies” – NRO
“The conventional wisdom in Washington — on the left and among many on the right — is that the debt ceiling must be raised in order to avoid defaulting on the national debt, a potentially catastrophic scenario, the thought of which has business and financial leaders lobbying hard to raise the...
April 26th, 2011 | Future of Money, Popular Articles | Read More

“Monetary Reform: The Key to Spending Restraint” – WSJ

“Monetary Reform: The Key to Spending Restraint” – WSJ
“No man in America is a match for House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on the federal budget. No congressman in my lifetime has been more determined to cut government spending. No one is better informed for the task he has set himself. Nor has anyone developed a more comprehensive plan to...
April 26th, 2011 | Future of Money, Popular Articles | Read More

Deficit Spending on the Backs of the Poor

Deficit Spending on the Backs of the Poor
Rejecting any serious cuts to government spending, President Obama stated recently, “Nothing is easier than solving a problem on the backs of people who are poor, for people who are powerless and don’t have lobbyists or don’t have clout.” Exactly. In the context of Obama’s...
April 25th, 2011 | Scholars' Corner | Read More