Was Cash For Clunkers Good For The Economy?

Welcome to the number one recession survival blog! Sign up for our RSS feed and follow us on Twitter to get the most out of the information provided here. Thanks for joining us! Tweet Cash For Clunkers was a federal program that subsidized car down-payments for qualified...

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Small Economic Gains Met With Cautious Optimism

Tweet Mr. Obama’s economic advisors have been promoting the few small gains that the economy is currently making.  A rapidly rising stock market and a modest uptick in home sales, coupled with an economy that only shrank by 1% last quarter, would normally not qualify as...

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Is The Stimulus Plan Working?

Tweet The news from throughout the country has been discouraging.  Unemployment hit 9.5%, while real unemployment hovers around 16.5%.  Over two million jobs have been lost since Mr. Obama took office.  Foreclosures are rising, while economists expect 1.5 million people...

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Why Tax Cuts Won’t Work

Tweet Here I go again.  I feel the need to explain why, besides the damage they have wrought to the stimulus plan, the Republican push for tax cuts is an ineffectual and misguided economic policy.  Besides a few economists that are friendly with the highly partisan...

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What’s In The Stimulus Plan

Tweet President Obama’s stimulus plan passed in the House of Representatives with no Republican votes.  Now the bill must pass the Senate before it goes to a Conference committee.  Once it leaves Conference Committee, the final version will be voted on by both the House...

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The Stimulus Plan Won’t Work

Tweet What has brought me to the point where I am echoing obstructionist Republicans, albeit for very different reasons?  The Republicans are currently seeking to completely derail the proposed stimulus package. However, they know that they do not have the numbers in...

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