Can There Be Virtue In Riding The Fence?

Jonah Goldberg is one of those writers that seems uncommonly insightful and has the ability look at things from angles that others miss. He communicates all of this in a refreshing, no-nonsense way. Here’s his latest take on the proposed stimulus bill and the “virtues” of being a centrist solely for the sake of being a centrist.


More Against the Stimulus

Here’s a Wall Street Journal article by former congressman Dick Armey (who, by the way, has a Ph.D. in economics and was an economics professor before becoming a public servant) regarding the Stimulus and Keynes vs. Hayek. Good stuff…

Drink the Kool-Aid

The details of the proposed “stimulus” package have come out. The Wall Street Journal has a good article about where the money will be going and, surprise, most of it can’t be remotely defined as stimulus. And here is a rather long but good article about how Keynesian theories have been disproved time after time. It’s a shame that we’re going to saddle our children and grandchildren with this nonsense. But hey, Hope and Change baby, Hope and Change.