IMF on Townhall

Mike Shedlock - Fri Mar 28

Heather Ginsberg - Tue Mar 4

In a statement from the White House this morning, the U.S. will be providing a $1 billion loan to Ukraine. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Tue Jun 11

It is reported that Henry Kissinger, commenting on the Iran-Iraq war, said something to the effect that, “Too bad both sides can’t lose.” I have the same attitude about the fiscal fight in Europe. On one side, you have “austerity” proponents of higher taxes. On the other side, you have Keynesianswho think a higher burden of government spending will produce growth ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Fri May 24

I don’t like giving international bureaucrats tax-free salaries. And it really galls me when they use their privileged positions to promote statism. So you can understand why I’m not a big fan of the International Monetary Fund. ... more

Mike Shedlock - Sun May 12

It should be obvious, to anyone reading this, that Spain is in an economic depression as well as bankrupt. It is equally obviously that eurozone imbalances and a flawed treaty are to blame. ... more

Reuters News - Sun Apr 28

Daniel J. Mitchell - Mon Mar 25

The IMF was created for the purpose of helping the manage the system of fixed exchange rates that was imposed after World War II. That system no longer exists, yet the IMF is still plaguing us. ... more