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  • ENDORSEMENT: Clinton for President (barf & illogic alerts)

    10/24/2016 6:03:55 AM PDT · by Subcutaneous Fishstick Blues · 16 replies
    The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA) ^ | Oct 23, 2016 | Editorial Staff
    We sympathize with those voters who feel locked out of a political system that seems closed-off, self interested and remote. We hear every week from readers who feel Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is their best chance to demolish a crony system that isn’t even interested in their concerns, much less committed to addressing them. These are two, distinct issues to consider, even though in the heat of the moment they might seem of a piece. First, yes: Many of us are so removed from the workings of the federal government that we don’t even know where to begin to...
  • Paul Krugman, the Self-Contradicting Economist (The Nobel Prize Winner can't agree with himself)

    06/23/2010 6:59:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/23/2010 | Arvind Kumar
    An argument that questions the credibility of economists in general is that there are a number of disagreements among many economists, and not all of them can be right at the same time. In the case of Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman, these disagreements come from Krugman himself, as he holds contradictory opinions on a large number of topics. For instance, we learn that when deficits are high, interest rates are low. However, we also learn that when governments run up a deficit, interest rates rise. So deficits cause interest rates not only to go up, but also to go...
  • E-mail from Barrett’s advisor (and co-chair): Is Nikki Haley lying about her faith?

    06/19/2010 8:34:15 AM PDT · by TitansAFC · 58 replies · 924+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 6-19-10 | Hot Air Staff
    Pickens County GOP Chair Phillip Bowers — a co-chairman of the rival Gresham Barrett campaign — says that Haley, a Christian who was born to Sikh immigrants, “can’t seem to make up her mind about her faith.”… “It’s not my place to question her faith, but I do question her honesty,” the county party chairman writes. “If anyone finds the truth, please let me know.” “Again, I’m not questioning her faith,” he repeats, “but I absolutely can’t stand a liar.”