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40 Economists Say The GOP Has Abandoned Economic Reality

A survey of forty economists from across the ideological and partisan spectrum has concluded that on some of its most cherished issues, the Republican Party has simply taken leave of economic reality. via 40 Economists Say The GOP Has Abandoned Economic Reality This is from 2012. It’s only gotten worse.

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Obamacare Has Gotten More Popular Since The GOP Shut Down The Government To Defund It

Obamacare Has Gotten More Popular Since The GOP Shut Down The Government To Defund It Just 23 percent of Americans say they want to continue the current shutdown to sabotage the health law. Is it more than 23% in those 30 super-gerrymandered districts? That would explain a lot.

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STUDY: States With Loose Gun Laws Have Higher Rates Of Gun Violence

STUDY: States With Loose Gun Laws Have Higher Rates Of Gun Violence Want more violence? Loose gun laws, poor education and a failed social safety net. Get those in place and you’ll have lots more violence.

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40 Economists Say The GOP Has Abandoned Economic Reality

40 Economists Say The GOP Has Abandoned Economic Reality A survey of forty economists from across the ideological and partisan spectrum has concluded that on some of its most cherished issues, the Republican Party has simply taken leave of economic reality. For instance, economists Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers noted that one of the results […]

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RNC Spokeswoman: Republican Economic Platform Will Be The Bush Program, ‘Just Updated’

RNC Spokeswoman: Republican Economic Platform Will Be The Bush Program, ‘Just Updated’ So when everyone on the let starts calling Romney’s plan the Bush plan, Romney will admit it? Or will he claim that it both is and isn’t?

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Ron Paul Defends The 99 Percent: ‘It’s A Very Healthy Movement’

Ron Paul Defends The 99 Percent: ‘It’s A Very Healthy Movement’ And magically, Paul supporters on Reddit switch from dismissal of to approval of the 99% movement.

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When government taxes you, it’s common sense. When government taxes me, it is socialism. Norquist Tells GOP That Raising Taxes On The Middle Class Doesn’t Count As A Tax Increase | ThinkProgress

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BREAKING: Oakland Police Use Rubber Bullets, Flash Grenades, And Smoke Bombs To Evict Occupy Oakland

BREAKING: Oakland Police Use Rubber Bullets, Flash Grenades, And Smoke Bombs To Evict Occupy Oakland

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The Copernican Revolution In Macroeconomics

My view, with both all due respect and all due derision, is that the Robert Lucas types are like the early Copernicans here. There’s something admirable in their insistence that it ought to all work out to an easily modeled system grounded in compelling theoretically considerations. The New Keynesian model is a mess, like late-Ptolemaic […]

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Mexico City Needs Regulatory Reform, Not Underground Buildings

Mexico City Needs Regulatory Reform, Not Underground Buildings “Living underground is a dystopian scenario for when the surface of the earth becomes uninhabitable, it shouldn’t be a go-to response to a regulatory mandate for short buildings.” If the point of building codes is so far removed from what is needed for actual utilization of land, […]