Category Archives: A New New Deal

The Inevitable Supremacy of Uniformed Opinion

George Eliot somewhere or other put it nicely – “Blessed is the man who, having nothing to stay, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact.”   Perhaps thoughts like that led her publish her works under that male … Continue reading

Posted in A New New Deal, American Childishness, Anti-Intellectualism, Embracing Ignorance, FDR Made the Depression Worse, Republican Opposition to Stimulus Package, Republicans Reject Obama Stimulus Plan, Uniformed Opinion | 2 Comments

Some Always Win

In the first full week of the year the issue underlying everything was the collapsing economy – not Israel’s war in Gaza or who gets to be a senator. The Gaza invasion is a continuation of a centuries-old quite existential … Continue reading

Posted in A New New Deal, Economic Issues, Financial Meltdown, Obama as FDR, Obama's Economic Plan, Republican Opposition to Stimulus Package, Stimulus Plan, Tax Policy | Leave a comment