Category Archives: economics

  1. Rebutting “Why Doesn’t Warren Buffett Voluntarily Pay More Taxes?”

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    August 18, 2011 by D Stack

    In the August 14, 2o11 New York Times there is an op-ed by Warrenn Buffett entitled Stop Coddling the Super-Rich. …
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  2. A Lost American Decade?

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    July 31, 2011 by D Stack

    We used to talk about the Japanese and lost decade. We’ll look at them as a role model. They did …
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  3. Yearning for a Default

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    July 25, 2011 by D Stack

    In this debt-ceiling debate it seems proper to assign blame to “both sides”. My views are certainly partisan but I …
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  4. Ending Deferred Interest on Student Loans is a Really Stupid Idea

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    July 24, 2011 by D Stack

    It seems unfair to pick just one stupid idea out of the numerous incredibly stupid ideas emerging in the debt …
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  5. A Balanced Budget Amendment is a Horrible Idea – As Are Most Amendments

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    July 20, 2011 by D Stack

    In the current debate over the debt ceiling House Republicans have unveiled their proposal for a balanced budget amendment. Essentially …
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  6. Revisiting Herbert Hoover

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    September 27, 2009 by D Stack

    The time when the employer could ride roughshod over his labor is disappearing with the doctrine of ‘laissez-faire’ on which …
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  7. Thoughts on Life Before the New Deal

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    August 31, 2009 by D Stack

    I’ve been reading some commentary lately on how President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal was an absolutely awful thing for the …
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