Daily Archives: September 30, 2008

Crazy Talk

It seems there is a petition going around asking Congress to not do anything rash to our economic system: As economists, we want to express to Congress our great concern for the plan proposed by Treasury Secretary Paulson to deal … Continue reading

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“It’s A Miracle!”

So the Dow Jones jumps up 2.5% this morning. Could it be that folks are realizing that the defeat of the sellout bailout doesn’t mark the end of Western Civilization?  Even the credit markets are easing a bit. Of course, … Continue reading

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Noblesse Oblige Declined

Over at The Glittering Eye this piece by David Brooks get quoted approvingly: House Republicans led the way and will get most of the blame. It has been interesting to watch them on their single-minded mission to destroy the Republican … Continue reading

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