In his New York Times column earlier this week, Paul Krugman tried to make a case for increasing government spending in order to combat wealth inequality (i.e., wealth redistribution), but some of the premises upon which he constructed his argument illustrate his deep intellectual dishonesty.
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Paul Krugman’s intellectual dishonesty is once again on display when he advocates increasing the federally mandated minimum wage while denying that doing so would exacerbate unemployment. An examination of the argument he presented in his column on December 1 is instructive.
Paul Krugman’s intellectual dishonesty is yet again on display in his column “Obamacare’s Secret Success”, in which he claims that the so-called Affordable Care Act (ACA) is responsible for the slowdown in the costs of health care.
Paul Krugman's intellectual dishonesty is evident once again in his latest New York Times column, where he writes: Six years have passed since the United States economy entered the Great Recession, four and a half since it officially began to recover, but long-term...
In his latest column, Krugman asks, “Why have we been having so many bubbles?” His answer is instructive.
In his latest column for the New York Times, Paul Krugman has an astonishingly Orwellian take on government spending.
Krugman’s argument degenerated into a personal attack on those who disagreed with him in a classic case of psychological projection. Krugman then took that ad hominem argument and compounded upon the fallacy by turning it into a strawman argument for his column.
So basically Krugman’s argument is that spending on social “safety net” programs and jobs (i.e., “stimulus”) and bank bailouts is supposed to counted and is considered part of “Big Government” if the economy seems to be improving; but if things aren’t looking so good, then we must ignore them completely and blame the situation on “austerity” rather than “Big Government”.
Paul Krugman argues that Fed’s monetary inflation is the cause of economic growth and hasn’t caused significant price inflation. Here’s why he’s wrong.
Paul Krugman has a very good reason why he doesn’t want you to listen to anything Ron Paul has to say about Fed policy and the economy.
Thoughts on the failure of the mainstream media and the future of journalism.
Paul Krugman makes vain argument that the federal minimum wage should be raised because the law of supply and demand doesn’t apply to labor wages.
Paul Krugman invokes wealth inequality and the need for redistribution while himself doing quite well shilling for the very plutocracy he rails against.
Krugman’s argument that paying people not to work isn’t exacerbating unemployment just begs the question of why the labor market isn’t clearing.
Paul Krugman’s frequent writings on “wealth inequality” serve to divert attention away from the role of the Federal Reserve in transferring wealth upwards.
Paul Krugman’s attacks on the Austrian school of economics and its luminaries only serve to illustrate his own intellectual dishonesty.
Paul Krugman once again disingenuously claims that the slowing rate of increase in the costs of health care can be attributed at least in part to Obamacare.
Paul Krugman Criticizing Others for Being Too Dishonest To Change Their Views Is the Pot Calling the Kettle Black
Krugman advocated the very same Fed policy that caused the bubble and hence the inevitable bust. But his faith in printing money remains unchanged. Yet, somehow he retains his reputation.
You can see why Krugman doesn’t want to admit that that he was in fact cheerleading the U.S. into disaster.
Krugman tries to deceive his readers into thinking that it is merely a prejudicial slander from conservatives to suggest that unemployment benefits create a perverse incentive for people not to find work, despite the fact that he knows perfectly well that it is true.
Krugman writes of economist Milton Friedman that a convincing case is made that “Friedman was indeed more or less a Keynesian”
When Krugman writes, “I am not making this up”, he’s just trying to use a Jedi mind trick on you. Don’t be a weak-minded fool!
John C. Goodman tackles Krugman’s latest repetition of his dishonest claim…
Paul Krugman has had a constant theme of arguing that the lack of runaway price inflation since the financial crisis has vindicated Keynesian economics and proven Austrian economics utterly wrong.
A constant mantra of Paul Krugman’s is to blame Europe’s and the U.S.’s economic woes on “austerity”, even though there is none.
Paul Krugman writes that “eventually” the U.S. will need “to rein in the growth of U.S. government debt”, but that for now, “it would be irresponsible and destructive not to kick that can down the road”
In his latest column, Paul Krugman criticizes Mitt Romney for saying that people don’t die because they don’t have insurance, even while acknowledging that “hospitals are required by law to treat people in dire need, whether or not they can pay.” But, he argues, even...
In Paul Krugman’s latest column, he tries to turn the dismal economy into a partisan issue in another remarkable display of his intellectual dishonesty and hypocrisy.
Paul Krugman: If You Don’t Support Obamacare, You’re Just A Cruel, Indecent, Dishonest, Sociopathic American
That Krugman feels it necessary to resort to such logical fallacies as strawman and ad hominem argumentation while accusing others of dishonesty illustrates how he is incapable of producing any kind of actual reasonable and factual argument and also speaks volumes about what an extraordinary hypocrite he is.
Paul Krugman is fond of arguing that opponents of the inflationary Federal Reserve monetary policy he advocates are wrong because we haven’t had runaway inflation yet.