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Let’s just shoot the Republicans and the left wont have any problems with them taking over this fall. Poor Oba mama in order to win reelection he’ll have to compromise with the right to win. Boo hoo. Of course, it worked for his Highness Billy Bob Clinton.

Not that it will make any difference!

The political genius of supply-side economics | Martin Wolf’s Exchange | FT.com

Finally, with one party indifferent to deficits, provided they are brought about by tax cuts, and the other party relatively fiscally responsible (well, everything is relative, after all), but opposed to spending cuts on core programmes, US fiscal policy is paralysed. I may think the policies of the UK government dangerously austere, but at least it can act.

This is extraordinarily dangerous. The danger does not arise from the fiscal deficits of today, but the attitudes to fiscal policy, over the long run, of one of the two main parties. Those radical conservatives (a small minority, I hope) who want to destroy the credit of the US federal government may succeed. If so, that would be the end of the US era of global dominance. The destruction of fiscal credibility could be the outcome of the policies of the party that considers itself the most patriotic.

In sum, a great deal of trouble lies ahead, for the US and the world.

Where am I wrong, if at all?

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Written by mrcauser

July 29, 2010 at 4:47 pm

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