Tag: Paul Krugman

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Fact Check: Bitcoin Skeptics Claim ‘Nobody Has Come Up with a Use for Blockchain’

It’s been a tough time for new owners of Bitcoin. After the decentralized digital currency rocketed to prices of $20,000 for one whole BTC, those values dropped roughly 50 percent and have bounced back and forth between $10k and $12k for the past week. And, while the asset’s 9-year history suggests the bear market won’t last forever, Bitcoin critics are out in force warning the recent adopters that the fundamentals of their investment are not sound.

Soros FAIL: The Man Who Broke the Bank of England Can’t Make Them Stay

Soros took on a very active and public interest in the Leave vote in the days leading up to his victory by penning a sky–is–falling piece for The Guardian that claims to be concerned about the financial well-being of the average British voter but left out the devastating effect Soros’s own profit-taking had on the people in the aftermath of 1992’s infamous Black Wednesday.

Paul Krugman Is Nearly Always Wrong

Paul Krugman, number-one opinion page editorialist for the New York Times and professor of (macro) economics at NYU, is really nothing more than a limousine liberal, champagne hatchet man for the Clinton’s. He should be seen for what he is, the

Krugman: Trump Is ‘Completely Incoherent on Economic Policy’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “is completely incoherent on economic policy.” Partial transcript as follows: NORQUIST: Look at Reagan and Obama, and Reagan created more jobs and

Krugman: Trump Is a ‘Belligerent, Loud-Mouthed Racist’

In an interview with Bloomberg TV’s Joe Weisenthal that aired on Monday, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman weighed in on Donald Trump’s early popularity as the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination begins to shape. Krugman attributed Trump’s success

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Moore vs. Krugman Throw-down at Freedom Fest

Heritage Foundation Distinguished Visiting Fellow and former Wall Street Journal contributor Stephen Moore squared off against New York Times columnist Paul Krugman in a war of economic arguments that pitted free market, supply-side economics against statist, Keynesian Obamanomics.

Exclusive — Moore: Krugman Will Defend Obamanomics Which Is Based on Socialism

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — In two separate exclusive interviews ahead of his debate with liberal New York Times economist Paul Krugman on Friday, conservative economist Stephen Moore—now with the Heritage Foundation but previously of the Wall Street Journal—told Breitbart News he expects Krugman to defend “Obamanomics,” or a socialist kind of economic policy.

Civil War Erupting Among Democrats Over Obamacare

Civil War Erupting Among Democrats Over Obamacare

A civil war has opened up inside the Democratic Party over Obamacare.  With half of all Senate Democrats who voted for Obamacare no longer in office, top Senate Democrats Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and outgoing Tom Harkin (D-IA) have begun trashing

Krugman: GOP Wants to Push US Back to 1894

Krugman: GOP Wants to Push US Back to 1894

Thursday at a CUNY-TV special with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), economist and columnist for The New York Times, Paul Krugman, while discussing the U.S. Supreme Court’s “Hobby Lobby” decision, said the Republican Party’s “real goal is to push us back

New York Times Smears Texas

New York Times Smears Texas

HOUSTON, Texas — Business is booming and companies are hiring in Texas. As a result, the state is home to the fastest growing cities in the nation. New York Times‘ columnist Paul Krugman recently penned an op-ed called “Wrong Way Nation,”

Window Into the Future

Window Into the Future

The problems with the U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) giving inferior and delayed care to veterans is a good window into the future of Obamacare. Both the VA and Obamacare suffer the endemic problems of a government-run single-payer system (a.k.a. socialism)–no

Thomas Piketty: Critique of His Work Is 'Just Ridiculous'

Thomas Piketty: Critique of His Work Is 'Just Ridiculous'

In an email to Bloomberg News, French economist Thomas Piketty called the criticism of his work “just ridiculous.” Piketty had earlier offered a longer but somewhat nebulous response to Financial Times. The gist of it was that his argument was

Binders full of veterans

By now we’ve all enjoyed a few strolls on Memory Lane and relived moments in which liberals pointed to the VA as the idea future of health care reform.  (If you haven’t had enough yet, here’s one with some good

Paul Krugman, Bill Kristol Debate Income Inequality

Paul Krugman, Bill Kristol Debate Income Inequality

On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol and New York Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman debated the topic of income inequality as it pertained the recently released book by Thomas Picketty,

Krugman claims the standard elite exemption

In response to Paul Krugman Offered ‘Comfortable Perch’ to Focus on Income Inequality: It’s hard to top “Krugman gets paid $25,000 a month to think about income inequality” as a comedic headline, especially given the hilariously light workload placed upon