Lindsay Boyd | Monday March 21, 2011 at 5:32 PM PDT | 0 Comments
MyGovCost.org Director and Independent Research Fellow Emily Skarbek was a guest on the Heartland Institute’s Budget & Tax News podcast. Click to listen to her commentary on the roots of our current spending crisis, what’s at stake in the Congressional budget war, and how to use the Institute’s very timely and user-friendly Government Cost...
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Tags: Bailouts, Budget and Tax Policy, Chrysler, Economics, Emily Skarbek, Employment, federal bailouts, Federal Reserve, federal spending, General Motors, Government Cost Calculator, Government subsidies, Great Depression, Great Recession, Heartland Institute, Inflation, Money and Banking, National Debt, Obamanomics, spending crisis, TARP, Taxation, Unemployment, William Shughart
Jonathan Bean | Sunday August 1, 2010 at 6:33 AM PDT | 6 Comments
See Obama go to Detroit. See Obama put the cost of bailing out GM/Chrysler at $60 billion (underestimate) See Obama claim the “auto industry” created 55,000 jobs after losing 335,000. Poor Obama. He does not see (say) *Ford grew the most and received no bailout (some of those 55,000 jobs are Ford’s). *$1.1 million...
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Tags: auto bailout, Bailouts, Business, Chrysler, Corporatism, Detroit, Economics, Fascism, GM, Mercantilism, Mussolini, Obama, Socialism
Robert Higgs | Tuesday April 13, 2010 at 4:47 PM PDT | 2 Comments
I was interviewed recently by Angel Martin for Libertad Digital, an interesting Spanish website. The interview was posted today. Topics discussed include the recent financial debacle, the current recession, the government’s recent policy actions, and several related, more general subjects, such as “regime uncertainty” and U.S. foreign policy. For those who might be interested...
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David Theroux | Wednesday December 30, 2009 at 9:55 PM PDT | 0 Comments
Syndicated columnist and bestselling author Dave Barry’s provides an incisive and hilarious, month-by-month review of the year 2009, “Dave Barry’s year in review: 2009.” As he begins: It was a year of Hope—at first in the sense of “I feel hopeful!” and later in the sense of “I hope this year ends soon!” It...
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