Daily Archives: November 17, 2008

$600 Billion Dollars?: Nobel Economist Paul Krugman Recommends That Obama Propose an Immediate Stimulus/Deficit Spending Package of Over a Half Trillion Dollars. He Says That to Avert a Full-On Depression You Cannot Be Timid

With Best Buy reporting a “seismic” decline in business, and the Fed unable to cut interest rates any lower than they already have, Nobel Prize economist Paul Krugman (of the NY Times) recommends to Obama that he propose immediately, on entering … Continue reading

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Don’t Think Too Much?: A Catholic Bishop Expresses Ambivalence Over the Consequences of Mass College Education on Religious Belief

So says the UK’s Telegraph. Money quote: Bishop O’Donoghue, who has recently published a report on how to renew Catholicism in Britain, argued that mass education has led to “sickness in the Church and wider society”. “What we have witnessed … Continue reading

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