Economy

Obama, Romney Respond to New Poverty Data

Today the US Census Bureau announced that the nation’s poverty rate remained at 15% in 2011 after increasing each of the previous three year. President Obama and Mitt Romney both responded via online video messages.

How the Clintonites Launched Obamanomics

It’s well known that Barack Obama stocked his Administration with Bill Clinton’s people, including his extremely Clintonesque Secretary of State and all three chiefs of staff as well as most of his top economists and dozens …

In Defense of Romney’s Vagueness

There’s a bit of a panic raging in the conservative commentariat today with twin columns from the Weekly Standard‘s Bill Kristol and the Wall Street Journal‘s editorial board urging Mitt Romney to correct his course. President …

Britain Slumps

Word now comes that Great Britain has slipped back into recession after several years of David Cameron’s austerity experiment. It seems, yet again, that John Maynard Keynes has been proven right. Real Keynesianism–government deficit spending–is essential when economies go bottom up. This can mean more government programs or lower …

Is Obama Really Winning the Economic Blame Game?

In the Monday, April 9, New York Times piece on American Crossroads’ plans to provide heavy air support for Mitt Romney while he resupplies for the general election, the super PAC’s president, Steven J. Law, makes an unusual statement:

Mr. Law said Crossroads research suggests that Mr. Obama’s campaign has started to gain traction …

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