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Crickets: Fed Official Finds No Evidence That $4.5 Trillion In QE Accomplished Anything

August 21, 2015 by


By Tom Blumer ~ Imagine if, in 1987, a Federal Reserve official could have pointed to a poorly performing economy and said, “Gee, this supply-side economics hasn’t worked out very well.” The press would surely have treated the story as a front-page item and ensured that it got air time on the Big Three networks’ then-dominant nightly […]

Colorado Energy Office Misspends Millions In Stimulus Funds

January 31, 2013 by


By Michael Sandoval ~ The Colorado Energy Office (CEO) misspent millions in stimulus funds and could not account for a variety of other financial statements, according to a new audit from the Colorado state auditor. The CEO, charged with administering energy funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and a host of other energy […]

A High Stakes Clash of Economists

September 12, 2011 by


By Alan Caruba “We need an impulse, a jolt, an acceleration…Let us experiment with boldness on such lines, even though some of the schemes may turn out to be failures, which is very likely.” Who said that? Was it President Obama? Franklin Delano Roosevelt? Neither. It was John Maynard Keynes, a British economist. The year […]

How Crazy Is It?

October 9, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba How crazy is it to keep telling people the economy is recovering when everyone knows the “stimulus” was a complete flop and unemployment is up? How crazy is it to keep wanting to spend more billions on “stimulus”? How crazy is it to let the Bush tax cuts expire when every economist […]

The Road To Jobs

June 26, 2010 by


By Newt Gingrich. St. Louis is a timely place to have a Real Jobs Summit because a recent article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch provided the perfect illustration as to why the stimulus has failed to revitalize the American economy. Titled, “Federal stimulus funds help community groups, nonprofits,” the story is supposed to be a […]

Who Has Created More Jobs: Bill Gates Or The Federal Government?

January 16, 2010 by


By Frank Hill There is a pretty important and somewhat disturbing trend going on out there on college campuses that we wanted to bring to your attention. According to a well-placed source of ours, (i.e. someone who really knows what they are talking about), 36 percent of American college students believe socialism is a better […]

Al Gore Puts An End To Cash For Clunkers

August 1, 2009 by


Barack Obama promised to be an environmentally friendly president, to create millions of “green” jobs, etc. We all know that Al Gore is the only thing standing between us and all life on Earth coming to an end at 4:15 next Tuesday. So what happened to cause a falling out between the man who was […]