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The Ryan Budget Myth and Obamacare

Harlan Green | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Harlan Green

Paul Ryan has come up with his latest Republican budget proposal, and it changes nothing. It neither promotes economic growth nor reduces the budget deficit, as with past proposals. That's because its real target is to win some Senate seats by targeting Obamacare, for starters. And it can't do that without telling some whoppers.

Government Is Missing in Job Creation

Harlan Green | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Harlan Green

We know now why job creation has been so weak in the recovery from the Great Recession, or Lesser Depression, as some have called it. Governments have lost too many jobs, and that mostly includes public safety and healthcare workers, as well as some 300,000 teaching jobs lost due to the Great Recession.

Thanks For Nothing, Washington!

Harlan Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

Democrats have bought the Republican lie that Democrats were the big spenders, it seems, with the draconian federal budget cuts enacted over the past ...

Greater Lawlessness Causes Great Recessions

Harlan Green | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Harlan Green

Greg Smith's unveiling of Goldman Sachs' "culture" of profits ahead of clients' interests was nothing new. But there is little mention of the behavior that caused our economic decline into the Great Recession.

Starving the Beast of Government Starves U.S.

Harlan Green | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

Why hasn't the 'no new taxes' pledge succeeded? Because Republicans are no better at cutting government spending than Democrats -- in fact, worse.

McCain's Deadliest Catch: Polls Say GOP In Deep Water

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

Palin will now be vetted by the national press and the blogosphere and it won't be pretty. She's got six short weeks to learn foreign and economic policy. The honeymoon is over.