Independent economic analysis: A Trump loss would be far better for the economy

I’ll never understand why people think Republican presidents — and Republicans in general — are good for the economy. We have decades of economic data that say otherwise. When it comes to the economy, Republicans are like loud, stumbling drunks who keep insisting they’re okay to drive. Every Friday and Saturday night they plow into the…

Was Larry Kudlow literally drunk during this Fox News interview?

For the record, a drunk Larry Kudlow and a sober Larry Kudlow are pretty much a horse apiece. I have no doubt he can do his job just as well — or better — while drunk, baked, tripping on mescaline, passed out in the bathroom stall of a Long John Silver’s after huffing expired paint…

Paul Krugman guts Republicans over their hypocrisy on the economy

You’re probably already well familiar with the Republican Party’s guileful ratfucking of our economy while the black man was in charge of our country. Much is made of Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse everything President Obama ever did, but Trump’s policies are really just a new chorus of an old hymn. After the economy cratered…

AOC asks bankers if more of them should have gone to jail after financial crisis

Yeah, for whatever reason, they didn’t really think so. The Hill: In a House Financial Services Committee hearing meant to assess preparedness since the crisis, [Alexandria] Ocasio-Cortez expressed “concerns about how much things have really changed” since the recession. She noted fines and penalties in the interim, such as Bank of America’s $16.5 billion settlement…