Deregulation

Pope Francis, the Christian Mission and Being Pro-Life

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Share on Facebook Pope Francis has a fully developed pro-life message to the world’s secular leaders. It is a message about improving and securing all our lives,liberty and happiness but especially the world’s poor. Such a refreshing break from the money changers who have for too long invoked the name of Christ to support greed. […]

Reagan Revolution: Redistributing Wealth Since 1980

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Share on Facebook When the Reagan Revolution started dismantling the New Deal, it prioritized laws and regulations designed to protect workers and their income. Human history teachers that it’s easy to make a few people wealthy. It’s much harder to build a middle class society. Liberals did just that after WWII. Now the Middle Class […]

How to tell Conservatives are lying about the housing bubble.

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Share on Facebook I modified Mark Zandi’s chartto add what would have happened if conservatives were right about the causes of the housing bubble.  Frannie’s and Freddie’s market share would have gone up, while private firms’ share would have gone down.    Blaming FF is not only dishonest, but it prevents us from stopping future scams.  […]

US Needs Demand, Not Degulation

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Share on Facebook Theory meet fact. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that very few layoffs are caused principally by tougher rules. Whenever a firm lays off workers, the bureau asks executives the biggest reason for the job cuts. In 2010, 0.3 percent of the people who lost their jobs in layoffs were […]