Friday, September 16, 2011

Dishonesty from the Usual Sources

Prominent partisans such as the NY Times editorial writers, are pushing the line that independent economists have determined that the President's Stimulus II package will generate up to 1.9 million jobs.  What the partisans do not reveal is that the analyses being touted look only at the spending part of the proposal and do not account at all for the other half of the proposal, which is to raise tax revenue by a greater amount to pay for the spending.