Post Tagged with: "Cash for Clunkers"

January 7, 2013 10:23

Government Programs Cause More Harm Than Good

Cash for Clinkers turns out to have been bad for the environment and bad for consumers. Will we ever learn? Leftist housing policies caused the housing crisis, environmental policies cost jobs, drive up energy prices and in some cases actually harm the environment. Obamacare is driving up costs and taxes. Has anything the government done worked?

September 8, 2011 07:07

Obama’s New Stimulus Czar

Krueger’s resume includes advocating a value-added consumption (VAT) tax in addition to our dysfunctional income tax, directing economic policy at the Treasury from 2009-10, and creating the Small Business Lending Fund, a program modeled on the low-cost mortgage lending that produced the housing bubble. For an administration that claims to be searching for new policy options, bringing in Krueger seems to broadcast a reluctance to change.