Tim Kane
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"Timothy J." ""Tim"" "Kane" is an United States/American economist, currently serving as a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and editor of Peregrine (journal)/Peregrine, a journal on immigration to the United States. He was formerly the chief economist at the Hudson Institute, a Senior Fellow of the Kauffman Institute, and was Director of the Center for International Trade and Economics at the Heritage Foundation. He was the lead editor of the 2007 Index of Economic Freedom, co-published by The Wall Street Journal and the Heritage Foundation, and is the author of the book Bleeding Talent: How the U.S. Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It's Time for a Revolution. Kane co-authored the book, Balance: How Great Powers Lost It and How America Can Regain It with Glenn Hubbard (economist)/Glen Hubbard.

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If ever there was a time to run a deficit, it was during that recession and it was this kind of deficit where you promoted an aggregate supply.

A lot of the psychology of savings is that you're prepared for an emergency. And if your house is worth 10 percent more, then you feel you're prepared.

I think we can score between 30 and 40 points, but of course that just depends on what happens that day. But we are running well at the right time.

I don't think it's ever the time to balance the budget by raising taxes on the most productive Americans.

This economy is even more resilient than even I had expected.

I think that one of the funny things is, our economy has six or seven speedometers and six of those show acceleration and great robust speed but one of them doesn't. Well, you're perfectly suited for a political campaign because you get to pick the speedometer you want people to focus on.

The earliest we can prove me drawing is 10-months-old.

There are two things that can hurt an economy, one is a deficit and the other is higher taxes, so it's almost a matter of pick your poison, ... But why do we have to run deficits, or why do we need higher taxes? They both really stem from not the tax cuts but from overspending.

The interesting cause of organized labor's demise is perhaps earlier victories -- the vast majority of Americans are now empowered and skilled to the extent that they do not need collective bargaining.