Posts Tagged ‘recession’

62% Say U.S. is in Economic Recession – Rasmussen national poll

Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Rasmussen.

Reason magazine: What’s worse, the recession or the prescription?

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Reason:

“Most men die of their remedies, not of their diseases,” a smart-alecky Frenchman once observed. At this point, many Americans might be pondering a similar thought: What’s worse, the recession or the prescription?

It began with the federal government rescuing financial institutions because they were, allegedly, too big to fail. Somewhere along the line, treating this ailment included cajoling perfectly healthy financial institutions into accepting taxpayer medicine (some of those have returned the TARP funds) for the common good.