Correcting the Record http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/39/all en Dear NY Times: Spending Isn't the Problem http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-spending-isnt-problem <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-spending-isnt-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business consuemrs DanielGross DonBoudreaux investment Keynes NewYorkTimes privateindustry Spending Wed, 06 Oct 2010 16:43:35 +0000 admin 30089 at http://www.mrc.org Dear NY Times: Is Krugman a Luddite? http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-krugman-luddite <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-krugman-luddite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business China monetarypolicy NewYorkTimes PaulKrugman Fri, 25 Jun 2010 19:56:17 +0000 admin 30090 at http://www.mrc.org Dear NY Times: Tax Revenues Have 'Skyrocketed' http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-tax-revenues-have-skyrocketed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-tax-revenues-have-skyrocketed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business Greece inflation laissezfaire NewYorkTimes PaulKrugman taxes Fri, 14 May 2010 17:22:32 +0000 admin 30091 at http://www.mrc.org Dear NY Times: Krugman's Deregulation Assertion Misleads http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-krugmans-deregulation-assertion-misleads <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >29 March 2010</p> <br /> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-krugmans-deregulation-assertion-misleads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business banks deregulation krugman NewYorkTimes WallStreet Mon, 29 Mar 2010 12:55:26 +0000 admin 30092 at http://www.mrc.org Dear WTOP: 'Swipe Fees' Don't Rip off Consumers http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wtop-swipe-fees-dont-rip-consumers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >News Editor, WTOP Radio&lt;?xml:namespace prefix = o /></p> <p >&lt;?xml:namespace prefix = st1 /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Washington</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">D.C.</st1:state></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >Dear Sir or Madam:</p> <br /> <p >Interviewed this morning by Bruce Alan and Mike Moss, economist Robert Shapiro explained that the "swipe fees" that credit-card issuers charge merchants each time merchants' customers pay for purchases with credit cards are reflected in the final prices of all goods and services.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wtop-swipe-fees-dont-rip-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business consumers creditcard price robertshapiro swipefees WTOP Tue, 02 Mar 2010 12:31:45 +0000 admin 30093 at http://www.mrc.org Dear Wash. Post: Haitian Tragedy Magnified by Lack of Economic Freedom http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wash-post-haitian-tragedy-magnified-lack-economic-freedom <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Washington</st1:place></st1:state> Post</p> <p ><st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">1150 15th St., NW</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Washington</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">DC</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">20071</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >Dear Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wash-post-haitian-tragedy-magnified-lack-economic-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business California DonBoudreaux economicfreedom Haiti prosperity WashingtonPost Thu, 14 Jan 2010 21:29:43 +0000 admin 30094 at http://www.mrc.org Dear USA Today: Current Crisis Not Worse than Great Depression http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-usa-today-current-crisis-not-worse-great-depression <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >13 January 2010</p> <p >Editor, <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">USA</st1:place></st1:country-region> Today</p> <br /> <p >Dear Editor:</p> <br /> <p >Helen Ashworth writes that "Our current economic crisis is worse than the Great Depression" (Letters, Jan. 13). She's wrong. By no measure - rate of unemployment; decline in GDP; length of the downturn; extent of human suffering - is Ms. Ashworth's claim even remotely true.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-usa-today-current-crisis-not-worse-great-depression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business donboudreau FreeTrade globalization GreatDepression jobs Recession USAToday Thu, 14 Jan 2010 16:43:32 +0000 admin 30095 at http://www.mrc.org Dear WSJ: Congressional Oversight is No Accountability http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wsj-congressional-oversight-no-accountability <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The Wall Street Journal</p> <p ><st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">200 Liberty Street</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10281</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wsj-congressional-oversight-no-accountability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business Bailout congress DonBoudreaux GM oversight taxpayers WallStreetJournal Thu, 29 Oct 2009 20:56:15 +0000 admin 30045 at http://www.mrc.org Dear Washington Post: Poor Grasp of Economics http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-washington-post-poor-grasp-economics <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Dear Editor:</p> <p>Harold Meyerson reveals a weak grasp of economics when he laments that "Manufacturing now employs just one in 10 American workers; the vast majority of new jobs in recent decades has come in the service and retail sectors, which tend not to be as productive and don't pay as well" ("<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2009/10/06/ST2009100603080.html" />Recovering the New Deal Ideal</a>," Oct. 7).</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-washington-post-poor-grasp-economics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business economic haroldmeyerson manufacturing Productivity WashingtonPost Wed, 07 Oct 2009 21:35:46 +0000 admin 30046 at http://www.mrc.org Dear Wash. Post: 'Antigovernment ideologues' and Stimulus http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wash-post-antigovernment-ideologues-and-stimulus <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, <st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Washington</st1:place></st1:state> Post</p> <p ><st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">1150 15th St., NW</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Washington</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">DC</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">20071</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >Dear Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-wash-post-antigovernment-ideologues-and-stimulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business anti-government E.J.Dionne Stimulus WashingtonPost Tue, 25 Aug 2009 13:43:08 +0000 admin 30047 at http://www.mrc.org Dear NY Times: Right to Worry about ObamaCare http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-right-worry-about-obamacare <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <p>To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-right-worry-about-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business DonBoudreaux NewYorkTimes obamacare PaulKrugman RichardByrd Fri, 14 Aug 2009 20:14:58 +0000 admin 30048 at http://www.mrc.org Dear NY Times: Krugman's Argument for Universal Care is Weak http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-krugmans-argument-universal-care-weak <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-krugmans-argument-universal-care-weak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business DonaldBoudreaux employermandate insurance NewYorkTimes PaulKrugman payforplay subsidies UniversalHealthCare Mon, 27 Jul 2009 15:24:56 +0000 admin 30049 at http://www.mrc.org Dear LA Times: Foreign Aid Holds Developing Nations Back http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-la-times-foreign-aid-holds-developing-nations-back <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <h3 >Editor, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">Los Angeles</st1:city></st1:place> Times</h3> <h3 >Dear Editor:</h3> <h3 >In "<a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-ghana15-2009jul15,0,5635058.story" />American aid to <st1:place w:st="on">Africa</st1:place></a>" (July 15) you presume that money given by governments of rich western nations to governments of poor African nations is necessary if the economies of these African nations are to develop.</h3> <h3 >Although as widespread as grass on the savannah, this presumption is preposterous.</h3><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-la-times-foreign-aid-holds-developing-nations-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business developingnations DonBoudreaux foreignaid LosAngelesTimes Poverty williameasterly Thu, 16 Jul 2009 14:11:01 +0000 admin 30050 at http://www.mrc.org Dear NY Times: Paul Krugman's Treason http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-paul-krugmans-treason <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, The New York Times</p> <p >620 <st1:street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Eighth Avenue</st1:address></st1:street></p> <p ><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:city w:st="on">New York</st1:city>, <st1:state w:st="on">NY</st1:state> <st1:postalcode w:st="on">10018</st1:postalcode></st1:place></p> <br /> <p >To the Editor:</p> <br /> <p >Paul Krugman asserts that those of us who oppose government regulation to deal with climate change are committing "treason against the planet" ("<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/29/opinion/29krugman.html" />Betraying the Planet</a>," June 29).</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-ny-times-paul-krugmans-treason" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business government Regulation treasonous Mon, 29 Jun 2009 19:27:54 +0000 admin 30051 at http://www.mrc.org Dear Baltimore Sun: Perils of Protectionism http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-baltimore-sun-perils-protectionism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/donald-j-boudreaux-phd">Donald J. Boudreaux, Ph.D.</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Editor, Baltimore Sun</p> <br /> <p >Dear Editor:</p> <br /> <p >Bravo for British ambassador Nigel Sheinwald's case for freer trade ("<a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bal-op.trade08jun08,0,7259784.story" />The peril of protectionism</a>," June 8).</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/correcting-record/dear-baltimore-sun-perils-protectionism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Correcting the Record MRC Business BaltimoreSun FreeTrade nigelsheinwald protectionism Tue, 09 Jun 2009 21:28:11 +0000 admin 30052 at http://www.mrc.org