Tag Archive: Alan Blinder

Mar
19

Blind(er) Faith in the Government

Alan Blinder was at it again in Monday’s WSJ, as he warned against a 2013 fiscal cliff.  One wonders if he is not too blind to tell the difference between a cliff and a mountain.  The cliff Professor Blinder worries about involves programmed tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect in January 2013.  …

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Jun
21

The Blind Leading the Blinder

This letter is in response to Alan Blinder’s June 21st opinion piece, The GOP Myth of ‘Job-Killing” Spending. If government spending created jobs, Greece wouldn’t be in the financial trouble they are now in.  If printing money created jobs, Zimbabwe would be the richest economy in the world instead of one of the poorest.  Yet, …

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