Tag Archive | "Stimulus"

So Why No Economic Recovery? Avaricious Government and Hesitant Entrepreneurs.

Friday, June 18, 2010

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The Federal Government’s wasteful spending, institutional meddling, and taxpayer plundering is giving us hesitant entrepreneurs. Robust job growth requires boldness and risk-taking in the private sector. What we have now is boldness and risk-taking in the public sector. It is loading as much debt onto the balance sheet as possible, and creating the predicate for [...]

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A New Look at Cash for Clunkers Confirms what Stimulus Programs do – Nothing (but Harm)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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From the Coyote Blog, see the graph below.  Stimulus funds just create purchases now that will be forgone later.  And they subsidize the purchases with tax funds or debt, basically transferring funds from one person to another for no good reason (other than buying votes, of course). The dotted line simply averages the sales for [...]

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Cash for Clunkers update – predicted failure now *fully* confirmed even more than previously

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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Cash for Clunkers update – predicted failure now *fully* confirmed even more than previously

Not to toot our own horn, but, toot toot. Graph from the American Thinker, Care Sales ($millions) Reported by Dealers.: Cost to taxpayers for each extra car sold because of Cash for Clunkers:  $20,000 Number of clunkers turned in (and taken out of the market):  677,081 Price increase for used cars since CfC:  13.7% Change [...]

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Historical Revisionism Alert! Who you gonna believe, me or your lying eyes?

Thursday, July 16, 2009

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From Hot Air: New White House spin: Stimulus not designed to … stimulate ABC Reports today that White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said at a briefing Thursday, The $787 billion “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” (AARA) was not designed for full economic recovery, but rather to “stabilize” the downturn.  That’s the word from White House [...]

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