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Is Anybody Surprised that Krugman Was Wrong about U.K. Fiscal Policy?

Cheryl204 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 4:25 PM
How do you know what he cares about? Have you seen his charitable giving report, or watched him work in a soup kitchen? Does he hand out $100 bils on the street? Town Hall readers would feed a starving person out of their own pantries and then help that person look for a job so they could feed themselves.
dwhite892 Wrote: Jan 24, 2013 9:12 PM
Thank you for saying what I have observed over the years like the BSA filling up the food pantry in our area every six months.

Just like in the United States, politicians in the United Kingdom use the deceptive practice of “baseline budgeting” as part of fiscal policy.

This means the politicians can increase spending, but simultaneously claim they are cutting spending because the budget could have expanded at an even faster pace.

Sort of like saying your diet is successful because you’re only gaining two pounds a week rather...