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Matthew Yglesias, June 2009: The Deficit Is About To Fall So Much They'll Be Calling Obama "The Deficit Slayer"

I believe this thinking was predicated on there being an actual economic recovery -- a recovery does wonders for a government's balance sheets. It never occurred to Yglesias -- or, for that matter, anyone in the White House -- that....
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The Obama Administration Tries Propagandize Its Way To An Economic Recovery

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (4 years ago)

Yesterday we noted how, absurdly, The White House blog was trumpeting a new cheap housing program as part of its recovery efforts. Actually, not just its recovery efforts, but its Recovery Summer efforts. That's right, the recovery,... Read Post

Dan Dorfman: Enjoy Yourself, It's Later than You Think

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (4 years ago)

Excessive debt, high unemployment, ballooning budget deficit: any way you look at it, these are not the makings of a sustained economic recovery, no matter what the White House and various self-proclaimed financial experts tell us. Read Post

Richard Koo Slams Republicans For Manufacturing A Crisis, And Pursuing The "Worst Possible Economic Policy"

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (3 years ago)

This will not surprise anyone who is familiar with Richard Koo and his work on balance sheet recessions, and his exhortations to use government deficits to balance out a deleveraging economy, but just in case... the Nomura economist... Read Post


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