John Hood says we shouldn’t fix broken things, because we could buy new things instead of fixing broken things which still stimulates the economy, but just in a different way. Got all that?
Of course, hasn’t Hood always encouraged restrained government spending in the name of opportunity cost budgeting? Well, no.
However, if his column doesn’t make sense, it doesn’t matter. You’re just supposed to think he’s smart because he cites Keynes and Bastiat.
Erik Sorenson fears a class war that the rich won’t win. Even though he does frown on a $37,000 toilet, he’s frightened that $100,000 in salary just isn’t enough. I wonder what the janitors at MSNBC made when he led the company.
Don’t fear, Mr. Sorenson. There hasn’t been a class war that the rich haven’t won. Well, Bolivia did just approve a new constitution…
The people can make a difference?
And the Grandaddy of them all from Ed Cone’s place.
It’s time to take the medicine you prescribe to others.
Swallow hard and just do it