Tag: Paul Krugman

Tea Party Rock

Every political movement gets the sound track it deserves. Beginning August 6 in Jackson, New Jersey, for example, strident anti-Obama talk-radio star and Tea Party supporter Sean Hannity hosts the first of eight Freedom Concerts featuring Lyrnyrd Skynryd, the Charlie Daniels Band, and Michael W. Smith. Hannity’s concerts benefit the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund, which,…

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Krugman: Climate-Change Deniers Committing ‘Treason’

By Josh Gelfand Leave it to Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman to speak truth to power, even if the power in question lost narrowly in the House last week. Krugman’s Monday New York Times column called out the 212 dissenting voters of the Waxman-Markey climate-change bill: “A handful of these no votes came from representatives who…