Post Tagged with: "Paul Krugman"

Paul Krugman Shreds GOP Contenders, Says They Are Their Own ‘Hurricane Katrina’

Paul Krugman Shreds GOP Contenders, Says They Are Their Own ‘Hurricane Katrina’

Ouch. Krugman is blunt, but is spot on.

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Did Bernie Sanders Just Win The Election?

Did Bernie Sanders Just Win The Election?

Wall Street greed and foolishness is threatening the U.S. economy (again). If Bernie Sanders harnesses the public’s rage, he’ll be unstoppable.

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The Paul Krugman Jeb Bush Feud Is Brilliant – At Least Half Of It Is

The Paul Krugman Jeb Bush Feud Is Brilliant – At Least Half Of It Is

No more Bushes!

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Paul Krugman Slams Donald Trump: ‘He’s A Belligerent, Loudmouth Racist’ (VIDEO)

Paul Krugman Slams Donald Trump: ‘He’s A Belligerent, Loudmouth Racist’ (VIDEO)

Paul Krugman gets personal and it’s glorious to behold.

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Famous Economist DESTROYS Jeb Bush For ‘Work Longer Hours’ Comment – Here’s Why

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Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman gave his take on Jeb Bush’s “work longer hours” comment. Suffice it to say, Jeb doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

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Paul Krugman: Republicans Are Running A Con Game On America

Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

What do you do when all of your economic predictions turn out to be 100% wrong? You lie. About everything. All the time.

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Paul Krugman: Europe Is About To Plunge Back Into Right Wing Fascism

Paul Krugman: Europe Is About To Plunge Back Into Right Wing Fascism

Those who refuse to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.

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Paul Krugman Op-Ed: Why Do Republicans Live In A Fantasy Land?

Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

Paul Krugman takes no prisoners.

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Krugman Goes All Kenny Rogers On McConnell’s Credit For Rebounding Economy Delusions (VIDEO)

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“The point is that Congress is now controlled by men who never acknowledge error, let alone learn from their mistakes.”

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Paul Krugman Op-Ed: Republicans Were Wrong About EVERYTHING In 2014

Paul Krugman Op-Ed: Republicans Were Wrong About EVERYTHING In 2014

We heard a lot of predictions of imminent DOOM because of Obama but, somehow, things are better than they’ve been since Republicans wrecked the country. Hmmmmm….

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The Stark Difference Between The Obama Recovery and The Bush Presidency Is Staggering

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Even while recovering from the world’s worst recession since the Great Depression, the Obama Presidency has staggeringly outperformed the entire Bush Presidency. We already knew this, but it’s still nice to see.

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People Need To Stop Freaking Out Over The National Debt

People Need To Stop Freaking Out Over The National Debt

The only number that has gotten worse under President Obama is the national debt, but what does that mean?

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Paul Krugman Slams Republican Plans For More Spending Cuts

Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

At some point we have to stop treating Republican sabotage of the economy as “politics” and call it what it really is: A criminal assault on the people and institutions of this country.

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Paul Ryan Continues To Pretend He Gives A Damn About The Poor

Paul Ryan Continues To Pretend He Gives A Damn About The Poor

Paul Ryan has been passing himself off as a serious policy wonk for years. He’s not getting any better at role playing.

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The Wizard In Oz: Brownback’s Bad Economic Idea For Kansas

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For the past couple of years, Kansas did a disappearing act on income taxes – the largest percentage in one year of any state. But when the wand moved across the black top hat, there was no bunny, a.k.a. replacement for those taxes.

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Paul Krugman Hammers The 1% For Their Nonstop Whining About Being ‘Persecuted’

Oh, you're a billionaire and your feelings are hurt? I feel just TERRIBLE for you! Really!

How dare the peons question the benevolence of their rightful rulers? Are they not merciful? ARE THEY NOT MERCIFUL?!

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IMF Shocks Global Finance World, Says Rich Should Pay More (VIDEO)

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The man in this photo thinks the rich should pay more in taxes to pay off public deficits. But who expected the buttoned-down IMF to agree with him?

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Who Needs Roads? Not Texas, As State GOP Decides To De-Pave Miles Of Roadways

The new oil boom in Texas has come at a steep price - the state can no longer afford to maintain the roads. Plans to convert miles over to gravel.

The new oil boom in Texas has come at a steep price – the state can no longer afford to maintain the roads. Plans to convert miles over to gravel.

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Right Wing In Panic Mode As Affordable Care Act Roll Out Working

Right Wing In Panic Mode As Affordable Care Act Roll Out Working

Paul Krugman Points out that while the right-wing started believing the lies and misinformation they told, they are now realizing how lied to they were.

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Wealthy Purposefully Forcing High Unemployment To Maximize Their Profits

Wealthy Purposefully Forcing High Unemployment To Maximize Their Profits

The bottom line is simple. Austerity has been an immoral failure for the middle class and the poor.

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