Reactions to Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan’s Speech

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Thom Hartmann has explained how Wanninski’s ‘Two Santa Clauses’ theory has allowed the Republicans to con America for the last 30 years (1).  Paul Ryan is simply the latest, and perhaps most overt, exponent.  Nevertheless, the ‘audaciousness’ of the ‘misspeaking’ … Continue reading

Has George Osborne been taking Trans-Atlantic lessons from Jude Wanniski and the Republicans?

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Many commentators have been puzzled by George Osborne’s management of the economy…  Others share cartoonist Martin Rowson’s assumption that this is a ‘wrecking’ government implementing ‘scorched earth policies’  (see ‘anti-cuts protest’s ‘hooligan’ minority’) (1) ‘What is George Osborne playing at?’ … Continue reading

Is George Osborne the UK’s equivalent of tea-party hero Paul Ryan?

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Mitt Romney today announced Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate.   The global dominance of the US means that the candidates for this year’s presidential elections are of great importance for the rest of the world .. but … Continue reading