Economics

Healthcare Hypocrisy Revisited

by on June 22, 2017

I have been away for a while. Nothing has changed. Last I wrote was about healthcare, and to welcome me back the Republicans have released [more…]

Healthcare – A Senate Nightmare?

by on May 25, 2017

Well, the Congressional Budget Office has spoken. It issued its report on the House healthcare plan that passed a few weeks ago. The picture it [more…]

Budget Fog and Budget Clarity

by on May 23, 2017

On a clear day we can dream of being free from the farce and incompetence that is Trump. Meanhwile back in reality ...

The Trump [more…]

Equilibrium: A Weed to Pull

by on May 18, 2017

Just how pejorative must we be in order to get attention? There are silly things in economics that need to be weeded out, so that [more…]

Into the Valley of …

by on May 8, 2017

... Death rode the Republicans in the House?

Why on earth did they do what they just did?

Yesterday I argued it was all about [more…]

Healthcare: One More Thing …

by on May 7, 2017

Given the almost universally negative criticism being heaped upon the latest version of Trumpcare and the likely blow-back it will unleash on GOP members of Congress [more…]

Limits

by on May 5, 2017

I don't understand why people get upset when I say that economics is a waste of time. I suppose it's because I don't make a [more…]

That’s a Tax Plan?

by on April 27, 2017

Well, no, it isn't. It's a draft of a sketch of an outline of a synopsis of what a tax plan might look like were [more…]

Complex Simplicity

by on April 25, 2017

Simplification, in the context of an economy, is the eradication of all things of interest. This does not mean that studying an economy is thus [more…]

Nailed to Its Perch

by on April 21, 2017

I always use some famous Chicago School economist as my representative fool when I am describing mainstream economics to my uninitiated friends. How does one, [more…]