Economics

Tax-Loving, Obama-Defending Writer David Leonhardt Rises to Washington Bureau Chief

Leonhardt, the Times' chief economics writer, has insisted on "the upside of paying more taxes' and has twice claimed the big-spending Obama was in fact a "fiscal conservative." Three months ago ...

Former Reporter Whines U.S. 'Least Generous' Industrial Nation - But He Means Social Programs

Eduardo Porter, former Times economics reporter turned editorial board member, whines about America's lack of "generosity and compassion," which he dubiously defines as America's relatively low ...

NYT's David Leonhardt, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Commentary, Loves Obama-Care and Higher Taxes

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times economics writer David Leonhardt's "graceful penetration" of American wallets: He has called on Obama to break his promise not to raise taxes on those making ...

David Leonhardt, Pulitzer Prize Winner for Commentary, Loves Obama-Care and Higher Taxes

Pulitzer Prize-winning economics writer David Leonhardt's "graceful penetration" of American wallets: He has called on Obama to break his promise not to raise taxes on those making under $250,000 ...

NYT's Chief Economics Writer Solution to Budget Woes No Surprise: Tax Hike

The NYT's David Leonhardt forwarded his usual budget solution on Wednesday's front page: "...finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States....If ...

Main Economics Writer Leonhardt's Solution to Budget Woes No Surprise

David Leonhardt forwards his usual solution to budget woes on Wednesday's front page: "...finding a way to raise taxes may well be the central political problem facing the United States....If Mr. ...

NY Times Econ Writer David Leonhardt's Simple Budgetary Solutions: Ration Health Care, Raise Taxes

The New York Times' chief economics writer again called for health-care rationing and higher taxes: "Next, the federal government would raise taxes. As countries have grown richer over time, they ...

David Leonhardt's Simple Budgetary Solutions: Ration Health Care, Raise Taxes

The paper's chief economics writer again called for health-care rationing and higher taxes: "Next, the federal government would raise taxes. As countries have grown richer over time, they have ...

Ron Paul Rips Paul Krugman: I Pray Every Night his Views -- Just Disappear

Outspoken libertarian Texas congressman argues Feds quantitative easing isnt working and that discredits liberal New York Times columnists view.

'Obscure Texts By Long-Dead Writers'...Like Nobel-Prize Winning Economist Friedrich Hayek?

Tea Party reporter Kate Zernike on the Tea Party canon, including Friedrich Hayek, a Nobel Prize Winner in Economics in 1974 who died in 1992: "But when it comes to ideology, it has reached back ...
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