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Everything You Need to Know about Greece

Everything You Need to Know about Greece

We’re going to touch on two topics today. I realize that not that many readers care about Greek economic policy, but sometimes other nations can teach us very important lessons…. Read more »

Greetings from Obamaland…Oops, I Mean Greece

Greetings from Obamaland…Oops, I Mean Greece

As much as I condemn American politicians for bad policy, things could be worse. We could be Greek citizens, which would be very depressing. Indeed, you’ll understand why I put… Read more »

With the Nation Facing a Fiscal Crisis, Why Are Greek Taxpayers Subsidizing a Big Bird-Type State-Run Media Network?!?

With the Nation Facing a Fiscal Crisis, Why Are Greek Taxpayers Subsidizing a Big Bird-Type State-Run Media Network?!?

couple of years ago, I shared a chart that powerfully demonstrated why Greece was in fiscal crisis. The chart, which showed the explosive growth of the government bureaucracy, also provided… Read more »

Grim News from Greece about Grasping Government

Grim News from Greece about Grasping Government

I’m in Europe as part of a six-nation speaking tour, participating in the Free Market Road Show. My first speech was yesterday in Greece, which is infamous for a government… Read more »

Another Example of Editorial-Page Fiction at the New York Times

Another Example of Editorial-Page Fiction at the New York Times

Are there any fact checkers at the New York Times? Since they’ve allowed some glaring mistakes by Paul Krugman (see here and here), I guess the answer is no. But… Read more »

Almost All Nations Are Heading for Collapse, but Greece Is Special (in a Bad Way)

Almost All Nations Are Heading for Collapse, but Greece Is Special (in a Bad Way)

I wrote yesterday that the United Kingdom is doomed because there isn’t a political party with the vision or courage to restrain the welfare state. At various points, I’ve also… Read more »

Europe’s Self-Inflicted Decline: French Taxing, Italian Regulating, Greek Mooching, and IMF Economic Illiteracy

Europe’s Self-Inflicted Decline: French Taxing, Italian Regulating, Greek Mooching, and IMF Economic Illiteracy

Every day brings more and more evidence that Obamanomics is failing in Europe.  I wrote some “Observations on the European Farce” last week, but the news this morning is even… Read more »

What Does It Mean When Obama and His Former Top Economist both Reject Obamanomics?

What Does It Mean When Obama and His Former Top Economist both Reject Obamanomics?

To answer the question in the title, it means you need to read the fine print. This is because we have a president who thinks the government shouldn’t confiscate more… Read more »

Paul Krugman and the European Austerity Myth

Paul Krugman and the European Austerity Myth

With both France and Greece deciding to jump out of the left-wing frying pan into the even-more-left-wing fire, European fiscal policy has become quite a controversial topic. But I find… Read more »

Miracles Do Happen: Someone in Brussels Accurately Analyzes Europe’s Fiscal Crisis!

Miracles Do Happen: Someone in Brussels Accurately Analyzes Europe’s Fiscal Crisis!

With the exception of a few top-notch thinkers such as Pierre Bessard and Allister Heath, there are very few people in Europe who can intelligently analyze public policy, particularly with… Read more »