Washington’s Latest Match Made In Hell

Still, this doesn’t stop a congregation of academic economists from explaining the economy like they’re explaining how to calculate the area of a circle.  Some even win the Nobel Prize for their adventures into nonsense. Armed with pie graphs, aggregate statistics, and dot plot charts, they offer theories of how the great big economic machine works.  What’s more, they propose and execute programs to improve their graphs and charts.

One of the more tedious drivellers of popular economic thought is the 2008 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Paul Krugman. He’s smarter than you and he’ll make sure you know it. There’s hardly a problem he doesn’t know the solution to. So, too, there’s hardly a solution he doesn’t know the problem to.

In fact, several years ago, Krugman, a Keynes devotee, drifted so far out of orbit that his thoughts literally took him to the outer limits of deep space.  Following this righteous departure, Krugman went on cable television and explained that the proper way to propel an economic growth chart up and to the right is to borrow massive amounts of money and spend it preparing for an alien invasion.

We bring up this notable example of Krugman’s theoretical rigor to put what follows in proper context…

Washington’s Latest Match Made In Hell

The recent mid-term election demonstrates that the American populace wants the more abundant life to be given to them via the highly visible hand of big government. For example, 29 year old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was recently elected to the House of Representatives from New York’s 14th district.

Ocasio-Cortez is a socialist, and she’s determined to give the voters exactly what they’ve asked for. Free school. Free drugs. Free retirement. And a guaranteed income for showing up to pretend jobs that are little more than adult daycare – like many of those jobs currently on furlough.

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