Obama’s IRS

Six times the IRS has been accused of punishing President Obama’s political opponents

The Washington Free Beacon 5/11/2013

 

“President [Michael] Crowe and the Board of Regents will soon learn all about being audited by the IRS,”

—President Obama jokes during his commencement speech at Arizona State University in 2009.

Under President […]

New Obama adviser embodies business-government collusion

Timothy P. Carney Washington Examiner 8/31/2011

Tim Geithner’s deputy, Alan Krueger, is a fitting pick to lead President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers — which is to say he believes in the same noxious collusion of Big Business and Big Government that has dominated the Obama administration’s economic policy.

The Wall Street bailout, cash for […]

Goolsbee Leaving as Top Economic Adviser

Jackie Calmes The New York Times 6/6/2011

Austan Goolsbee, a longtime adviser to President Obama and the only economist left on his core economic team, plans to leave as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers by September after a year in the job to return to the University of Chicago.

With the recovery flagging, […]

Administration Says Stimulus Has Worked

by Jackie Calmes New York Times January 13, 2010

WASHINGTON—The Obama administration, in its latest progress report on the $787 billion stimulus program, said both the overall economy and employment continued to be in better shape at the end of 2009 than they would have been without the government’s help.

But as expected, the program’s […]