Post Tagged with: "FDR"

April 22, 2013 06:04

Progressives’ Redistribution Tax Turns 100

Reagan often noted that Karl Marx, in his “Communist Manifesto” (1848), demanded a permanent “heavy progressive or graduated income tax.” Indeed, it’s point 2 in Marx’s 10-point program, second only to his call for “abolition of property.”

November 16, 2012 07:32

Obama: The Second FDR Rather Than the Second Carter

In his first five years in office, FDR spent more than the previous 31 presidents combined; in eight years as president, Obama will have doubled the national debt accumulated by all 43 of his predecessors (unless, of course, Uncle Sam’s farcical finances blow up before then).

March 27, 2012 03:30

Obamanomics is our New Deal – same old failure

Walter E. Williams compares Obama’s economic policies to those of FDR and destroys the myth surrounding the government intervention in the Great Depression. Obama is repeating the same failed policies of more debt, more spending and more intervention. The results are and will continue to be the same – abject failure.

December 30, 2011 08:49

Growth, Not Redistribution

If you want redistribution, you’d better first produce growth. Which the Obama Democrats’ policies have failed to do. Obama (and most academic historians) have learned the wrong lessons from FDR. – NRO

December 12, 2011 07:08

The New Deal Was A Failure: Govt spending prolonged the depression as Obama is doing today

If Obama had spent less time seeking out Marxist professors in college he might have learned some basic economics.

December 6, 2011 06:22


If America is to remain great, a bastion of freedom and prosperity, it must remain capable of the unprecedented wealth creation that made it great in the first place. It must remain capable of defending itself (guns cost money). It must remain free.

September 21, 2011 03:56

Obama’s Fascist Economy

.. the economic philosophy that is fascism is alive and well and being pursued in the United States by those whose desire it is to control the people of the country and reinforce their domestic power base .. – American Thinker

August 24, 2011 06:52

Obama: From Truman’s Whistle-Stop to Wilsonian Folly

For Barack Obama, the “change you can believe in” entails the transformation of the United States from an opportunity society based on merit and markets to a social democracy that focuses on redistribution and political dominance of civil society. Compromise was anathema to Wilson and is repulsive to Obama when it comes to programs dear to the heart of each:

August 17, 2011 06:37

Ominous Parallels with FDR

People are beginning to compare Barack Obama’s administration to the failed administration of Jimmy Carter, but a better comparison is to the Roosevelt administration of the 1930s and ’40s. – Walter Williams

February 14, 2011 05:20

How Long Did the Limits Last?

How long did the limits last? The Anti-Federalists were still active in politics as the warnings they gave were realized and the children of the Revolution took their first steps down the road to tyranny.