The Kemper combined cycle plant

Wait for the thud

Kemper flunks Economics 101. The PSC flunks Human Nature 101. Customers don’t want to pay more to make environmentalists happy – or to pay for the PSC’s and Mississippi Power’s mistakes. They shouldn’t have to.

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Stupid Voters

Stupid Voters.

“Grubered” voters. Now that stupid voters realize they were Grubered, they really don’t like Obamacare and those responsible for it. Half of the senators responsible for it are no longer senators. The major news sources which sat on the videos are also responsible. Kelley  Williams, Chair Bigger Pie Forum,  December 8, 2014 “Mama says stupid is as […]

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Jonathan Gruber

GRUBER #4

… there really are two Americas, and one of them has no idea what is going on, because it depends on “journalists” whose job it is to blockade the news so that unhelpful facts don’t leak through. WWW.POWERLINEblog.com | POSTED ON NOVEMBER 14, 2014 | BY JOHN HINDERAKER Photo: AP Photo Another Jonathan Gruber video has emerged. I […]

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Jonathan Gruber

Dr. Gruber’s honesty about lying

OK to lie to get what you want – if what you want is what’s good for people who don’t know what’s good for them By Keith Hennesey| 10 November 2014 |www.keithhennesey.com Here are a few areas where American economic policy hides or obscures subsidies or costs, I believe intentionally. MIT Economist Dr. Jonathan Gruber, widely cited […]

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Is It a Good Law?

Is Obamacare a good law?Setting aside the evaluation of its impact on the affordability and expansion of health care, the law itself looks like a sorry intruder on rule of law. A recent Cato article by Christina and Timothy Sandefur explains the problem: Is Obamacare a good law? Setting aside the evaluation of its impact […]

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A Look at Policy Repercussions

The debate continues over whether or not the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is good for the nation and its economy. As highlighted in the Washington Post, a recent report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Obamacare offers another chance to observe how subsidies and government policies might change the course of individual, and thus […]

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The Problem of Underemployment

Not unemployed, but not fully employed, either? This has become a national trend, with Mississippi among the highest rates. Not unemployed, but not fully employed, either? This has become a national trend, with Mississippi among the highest rates. Wendell Cox, contributing editor for New Geography, recently addressed the problem of “Underemployment in America,” saying this […]

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Uncertainty?

In a recent interview of several CEOs by the Wall Street Journal, investment firm CEO Robert Reynolds addressed the effect uncertainty has on jobs. He mentioned how Washington’s turbulence on issues like the government shutdown, government debt, and the new healthcare laws would cut down on hiring because of the uncertain picture they paint of […]

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