The Coming Solar Panel Bailout

Why a solar panel bailout? Because a solar panel bubble will cause a solar panel bust. Directly funding private corporations isn’t always possible in the United States. It looks like you are taxing the poor to build up the rich. That is because, when you give corporate welfare, you are taxing the poor to build up the rich. So what do you do? You come up with a relatively cheap way to “stimulate” the industry and then, when the inevitable collapse takes place, you portray the situation Read more […]

MO State Senator Jim Lembke’s Job Boom

A job boom came from ending unemployment benefits, just like Jim Lembke tried to get the MO state legislature to do. The Wall Street Journal editorial staff pointed out that Congress’ about face last year in zeroing out extra unemployment benefit last year resulted in 1.8 million jobs. You can read “President Costanza’s Job Boom” here if you have an online subscription. Here is a quotation: The authors find that this abrupt policy shift created some 1.8 million jobs, or slightly Read more […]