Monthly Archives: February 2009

Why don’t we stop the job losses now rather than stimulate a recovery later?

Re: How to know if the stimulus plan is working – Stocks & economy- msnbc.com The above article explains how long it will be before we start to see the early signs of impact from the “stimulus” bill.  Read it, and if … Continue reading

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Afghanistan ‘tougher than Iraq’ …and NOW you realize this?

Re: BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghanistan ‘tougher than Iraq’ Our new envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, suddenly discovers what all the rest of us with any knowledge of military tactics and history have known since 2002.  … Continue reading

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The Economic Stimulus Bill the PEOPLE want…

We’ve heard what type of "stimulus" the political parties want, now how about US?  The American PEOPLE want a stimulus which: Stops the loss of jobs and the collapse of businesses AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! Does NOT authorize bureaucrats or … Continue reading

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Ok, now that we’ve paid off the political party hacks, can we have stimulus?

Re: Pared-down stimulus deal reached in Senate – Capitol Hill- msnbc.com The “good” news is from Steve Forbes and Ben Stein, both of which are indicating yesterday and today that the corner may be turned soon due to proposed changes … Continue reading

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Keynesian Economics and the “stimulus” fiasco

According to Keynesian Economics, the answer to an economic recession is for the government to "make up" for the drop in GDP by stimulating the economy with spending, tax cuts, interest rates cuts or some combination of the above.  The … Continue reading

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Why do we fall for so many lies about taxes?

I just heard a report on CNN about a Republican stimulus proposal for a 6 month Social Security tax holiday.  The reporter said, "…everyone pays 6.2% in Social Security taxes…" Can we please quit misrepresenting the size of Social Security … Continue reading

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People just cannot fathom the NUMBERS!

  Reality is a sometimes hard to grasp… politicians find jealousy, blame and pipe dreams so much easier to sell. The news is full of "stimulus" funding claims, complaints and simple lies.  The talk totally fails to reflect the realities.  … Continue reading

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