Monday, December 27, 2010

3 Reasons Right-Wing Lies About Joblessness Stick

Wow, because it turns out that Conservatives are the dreamy-eyed idealists.

I knew it.

3 Reasons Right-Wing Lies About Joblessness Stick | Economy | AlterNet

Of course, this story line makes no sense. From liberal Paul Krugman to archconservative Alan Greenspan, economists agree that joblessness is not caused by unemployment benefits. With five applicants for every job opening, the overarching problem is a lack of available positions—not a dearth of personal initiative.

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