Letters to the Editor

July 10, 2014

Solutions for all the kids crossing the line

Sympathy can be misguided. Kindness can be misplaced. Often these emotions are immediate and not thought through. About 85 years ago, during and after the Depression, the federal government let these emotions create laws and programs to try to prevent future recessions. They all failed. Recently we tried the same tactics (stimulus), and again they failed. So we learned artificial stimuli will not replace knowledge of economics and programs that create job growth.

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