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Krugman’s 'Gotcha' Moment Leaves Something to Be Desired

July 29, 2014, 9:15 PM
I’ve had some fun over the years by pointing out that Paul Krugman has butchered numbers when writing about fiscal policy in nations such as France, Estonia,…

We Shouldn’t Follow Germany on Minimum Wage

July 29, 2014, 9:14 PM
President Obama included a much discussed proposal to increase the national minimum wage to $10.10, from its current level of $7.25. To date, the proposal has…

Budget Smackdown: Krugman vs. Portman and Epstein

July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
In a recent column, Paul Krugman dismissed concerns about the federal debt as a “false alarm,” a “disaster that wasn’t,” and an “imaginary budget and debt…

Gray Lady Calls on Feds to Repeal Marijuana Prohibition

July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
Yesterday, the New York Times ran a lengthy editorial, entitled “Let States Decide on Marijuana.” Here is an excerpt: Allowing states to make their own…

Core Supporters: We’ve Just Been Too Darned Principled!

July 29, 2014, 9:12 PM
According to Politico, supporters of the Common Core have come to a realization: they are losing the public relations war. And what do they think the problem…

No, Global Warming Did Not Create Chicago's Aging Sewers

July 23, 2014, 10:44 AM
Global warming is not the reason why Chicago’s 1800s-era sewer system occasionally floods people’s basements, despite Washington Post propaganda to the…

Guillotine climate change skeptics?

July 23, 2014, 9:21 AM
If the world is warming, it is doing so at one-quarter of the rate the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted in its 2007 report. The IPCC admits