I guess I ‘m not a big fan of protests in general. They seem to often be a lot of people complaining about problems without having viable solutions or expecting other people to solve the problems for them.
Category Archive: Economy
I was trying to find a way to describe the current U.S. economic situation simply, and what I came up with was a Mexican standoff. You could just call it a stalemate, except I when I think of a Mexican standoff I usually think of buffoonish characters, like those below. And that seems more accurate …
President Obama gave his pitch for creating jobs the other night, and it was nicely summarized by Mr.Mark Zandi. Some of his key points are listed below. President Obama’s jobs proposal would help stabilize confidence and keep the U.S. from sliding back into recession. The plan would add 2 percentage points to GDP growth next …
TARP worked. Taxpayers have gotten most of their money back.
A week or so ago, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) put out announcement stating that the recession had ended in June 2009. Subsequently, numerous articles were written with titles like, “For Many of Us, the Recession Lives On” and “Recession Not over for Most People.” Although I get the point that a lot …