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  •  If all economists agreed with your view of things (0+ / 0-)

    we wouldn't have any dispute.  

    Unfortunately there are competing economic views out there. For every liberal/progressive economist, conservatives can point to a conservative economist with opposing views.   And each side dismisses the other as "wrong."  And your average voter -- even one who follows politics and the economy -- cannot parse out where he/she agrees with one theory and where he/she agrees with another.

    And as long as half the country believes one set of economists and half the country believes another set of economists, I don't see much hope in getting some big push either in the direction of the liberal/progressive school of thought or in the conservative school of thought.  Politics being what they are, any "jobs" bill is likely to be a mish-mash of the two.  

    •  Follow the $. The Whores of Capitalism will say a (0+ / 0-)

      nything for enough, whether Austrian, Chicago or whatever 'school'.

      Simple test: whose pocket does their policy put $ into now?

      The rest is mere wind.

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