Showing The Folly Of Liberal Complaints About “Austerity” In A Single Paragraph
If you listen to liberals like Paul Krugman, you’d think the biggest problem with the economy is that the government isn’t spending enough money. In the imaginary world they inhabit, we’ve adopted a policy of “austerity” and the relentless barrage of spending cuts is hurting the economy.
Of course, this is COMPLETELY INSANE and this quote from Lindsey Graham of all people, explains why.
This is an anemic recovery as a pretty long recession, 37 months in a row over 8 percent unemployment for the people in the United States, the longest streak since the Great Depression. Last month in February, $229 billion monthly deficit, the highest deficit in the history of the nation.
Wait, the problem with the economy is supposed to be that the government is not spending enough money, but we’re running the largest monthly deficit in history while we simultaneously have the longest streak of over 8 percent unemployment since the Depression. Liberals are pushing the idea that we need more spending for reasons that actually have nothing to do with spending, but for anyone who’s not a fanatic, this should blow a hole the size of the Grand Canyon in the idea that our problem is that we’re not spending enough money.
What was the most striking thing about Mitt Romney’s overseas trip this week? Says Powerline, the most striking thing is
The 1960s began with a presidential election between conservative cold warrior Richard Nixonâ€¦and the surprisingly conservative cold warrior John F. Kennedy. In terms of the similarity between the two candidates, and the public they represented, this was a high point in national unity. The assassination of JFK began a process that ultimately shattered that unity. During the course of the 1960s, Americans witnessed the split between the liberalism of FDR, Harry Truman, JFK and LBJ, and the rise of the punitive New Left that emerged in the wake of President Kennedyâ€™s assassination. As we explore in the latest edition of our Silicon Graffiti video blog, the alpha and the omega of those two forms of American liberalism came less than a month apart, in the summer of 1969…
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has a devil of a story. It appears that the Michigan Education Association was