Timmy ElsewhereNovember 22, 2007 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere6 CommentsAt The Business. Welcoming the new meaning of the word "basting" and you know its bad when…. previousHIPSnextTimmy Elsewhere 6 thoughts on “Timmy Elsewhere” Pingback: Blogging Business Live, everything about markets! » Timmy Elsewhere Kit November 22, 2007 at 7:23 pm “I do take it as a fact about the real world that in times of slump the government can help get us out of that slump by deficit spending.” Ouch. You have spent too much time reading the Guardian. If you are in a slump the last thing you need is inflation and wasteful public spending. embutler November 22, 2007 at 11:54 pm >>If you are in a slump the last thing you need is inflation and wasteful public spending.>> the last people to follow that advice(slow spending during a recession) turned it into the great depression.. Bob B November 23, 2007 at 9:11 am “Ouch. You have spent too much time reading the Guardian.” Not the Guardian – try mainstream macroeconomics texts on fiscal stabilisation policy. Ingram November 23, 2007 at 12:17 pm Don’t think my comment at The Business published (page went blank when submitted and it’s not appeared in 3 hours). Small correction FYI -> Computer = Ordinateur, not Logiciel which = Program… Tim adds: You’re right of course. That site can still be a bit flakey I’m afraid. I don’t do the moderation, if moderation there is, so I can’t tell you whether it’s there somewhere or whether it never registered at all. Judge November 23, 2007 at 4:23 pm re “basting” – I guess the product of such a procedure would be a “baste-ard”? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.