Archive for August 13th, 2010
Posted in Big Government, Debt, Deficit, Economics, Fiscal Policy, Government Spending, Obama, stimulus, Waste, tagged Government Spending, Government waste, Obama, Pork-Barrel Spending, stimulus on August 13, 2010 | 16 Comments »
My former Heritage Foundation colleague has returned to youtube.com with a video asking taxpayers whether examples of government waste are true or false.
Posted in Bailout, Barney Frank, Easy money, Economics, Fannie Mae, Federal Reserve, Freddie Mac, Monetary Policy, Obama, tagged Bailouts, Barney Frank, Bush, Chris Dodd, Corruption, Easy money, Fannie Mae, Federal Reserve, Freddie Mac, Monetary Policy, Obama, TARP on August 13, 2010 | 7 Comments »
Appearing on Fox Business News, I summarize the many reasons why the Bush-Paulson-Obama-Geithner TARP bailout was – and still is – bad policy.
I’m sure I have plenty of flaws, but at least I am philosophically consistent. Here’s what I said about the issue more than 18 months ago. The core message is the same (though I also notice I have a bad habit of starting too many sentences with “well”).