Wednesday, June 16, 2010

In Economic Woes 06-16

With Vermont Earning the Dubious Distintion of First Place, Northeastern States Dominate the Moocher Index And now with Charts - Measuring Government Dependancy: The Moocher Index

Fannie, Freddie to move off New York Stock Exchange. Hopefully, they'll be moving into bankruptcy court and stop being a taxpayer-funded albatross.

Meanwhile, at the Ranch
The Democrats' latest "extenders" bill didn't just come up short, it failed spectacularly in the Senate, losing by a vote of 45-52 with 12 Democrat defectors. The bill would have extended unemployment benefits, again delayed Medicare cuts, and added $80 billion to the deficit.

Witness the speedy redemption of Sen. Jim Bunning.

The Democrat 'No' votes included Bayh (Ind.), Begich (Ark.), Feingold (Wis.), Kohl (Wis.), Landrieu (La.), Lieberman (Conn.), McCaskill (Mo.), Menendez (NJ), both Nelsons (Fla., Neb.), Pryor (Ark.), and Webb (Va.).

Economic Myths, Fallacies and Stupidity

The Blonde’s Guide to the Durbin Amendment

A Price Control Majority?

Obama Boss, George Soros, Ready To Profit From Oil Disaster

Stimulus Bond Program Has Unforeseen Costs

Housing starts drop to five-month low in May

Railroad unchecked power hurts business and consumers

U.S. Senate votes for American unilateral economic disarmament

Why? Funding doubled for bicycling, walking projects

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