Liberal Insists Jesus was a Socialist

My article “Paul Krugman Says It’s OK for Governments to Steal” got more than 200 comments. Sometimes I comment, but for the most part I try to stay out of on-line debates. Commenting on comments can be very time consuming, especially when you’re dealing with hard-headed know-it-alls who are allergic to facts, logic, and history. Often times, however, there’s a comment or two that needs a response. I found the following comment typically ill-informed: “The teachings of Christ just Read more […]

Paul Krugman Says It’s OK for Governments to Steal

Paul Krugman, a regular commentator for The New York Times, wants to return to the good old days of high tax rates. He’s trying to make the case that high tax rates on the nation’s wealthiest income earners was good for the economy in the 1950s: “[I]n the 1950s incomes in the top bracket faced a marginal tax rate of 91, that’s right, 91 percent, while taxes on corporate profits were twice as large, relative to national income, as in recent years. The best estimates suggest that circa 1960 Read more […]

Liars and their Compulsive Lying

Paul Krugman—the current pop culture apologist for Keynesian economics—doesn’t like when Mitt Romney tells untruths. In fact, he went on national television after the first presidential debate calling the Republican candidate out for what he referred to as “flat-out untruths.” However, when confronted with similar “untruths” from President Obama, Krugman was far less indignant in his assessment. In Paul Krugman’s world, Republicans tell “flat-out untruths,” but Democratic presidents Read more […]