Here's a new video explaining why Keynesians are wrong.
Economic Growth Causes Consumer Spending, Not the Other Way.
It shows that consumer spending is a consequence of growth, not a cause of growth. Looking at the difference between gross domestic product and gross domestic income, the 5-minute mini-documentary exposes the flaw inherent in Keynesian stimulus schemes.
Also, the Chairmen of President Obama's Fiscal Commission have put together a report that purports to be a serious combination of spending cuts and tax increases.
Yet government spending, according to the Commission's numbers, would climb from about $3.5 trillion in 2010 to more than $5 trillion in 2020 - meaning government spending would increase about twice as fast as inflation.
This video explains that the budget can be balanced without tax increases through spending restraint:
And this video looks at the bigger issue, explaining that America's long-run fiscal problem is too much spending and that debt and deficits are merely symptoms of that underlying problem:
Dan J. Mitchell, Ph.D. is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, Washington’s premier free-market think tank.
Visit his Website at: http://danieljmitchell.wordpress.com/
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