I have to say though I will miss her hard hitting journalism...
I have to say though I will miss her hard hitting journalism.
Hows this for a depressing passage: Theres just a lot more regulation going on, Zelizer said. Theres a lot of intersection between the economy and Washington.
This is a frustrating statistic to read. When so many rely upon the state for their well being - when getting taxpayer funded aid means the difference between having a full stomach and having an empty one - it is very hard to make the case to someone that government must be smaller.
About on third of people have saved NOTHING for retirement... But please keep taxing us and debasing the currency though.
They are referring to the widely read and sited “Libertarian Moment” article in the New York Times Magazine of last week.
One of the people who fall into the self deluded billionaire “do-gooder” camp is Tom Steyer, hedge fun extraordinaire and big time political donor.
It’s often true that our votes are negated by fraud. (I know, I know it doesn’t exist.) So is there anything else we can do to affect positive change besides showing up on election day?
?OK, I think there are any number of reasons why Ms. Clinton should not be considered for the presidency. But I guess I need to add delusion to the list.
It was already pretty dim for anyone who understands how insurance works. I used to be an insurance underwriter and I’ve been wondering since the beginning how anyone thought Obamacare was going to work.
As government has grown larger, as the cronies have amassed more power and money, the tools of law enforcement have become more powerful both on the street and in the courts.
The bureaucratic class is little understood by those outside of the DC metroplex. It is massive. It is well paid. It is powerful. And it is a danger to this country. That’s right a danger.
We’ll see how Brat does, but at this moment the American political calculus has changed fundamentally for the better.
Free enterprise, free markets, free prices are however increasingly what a very large portion of the American people want.
Public sector unions are out of control. They are extracting wealth from the productive economy and playing taxpayers for chumps.
We are so conditioned to the idea that the cost of renting money fundamentally should be determined by a central bank that most don’t think anything of monetary policy.
The short answer is yes. Don’t worry Democrats (and Republicans) Hillary will be plenty liberal or “progressive” or whatever the word for statist will be in 2016.
If indeed Piketty “fudged” his data as the Financial Times claims that is just another reason Mr. Pikkety is not the heavyweight some thought he was.
The big bad startups are running roughshod over the poor innocent regulators who just happen to be interested in crushing Uber and Airbnb into the ground with a boot heal to protect the taxi companies (Uber) and the hotel industry (Airbnb.)
Malinvestment is a very important concept to understand. It simply means the allocation of capital in ways which appear to be (and may be) rational in a period of artificially cheap credit, but in ways which in the end prove to be inefficient once the market corrects for artificially low rates.
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