I’m still writing my quadrennial World Cup predictions post, and this weekend (as are most when I’m in England) is all about the daughter, but I saw this and as it’s 6:30am and she
I didn’t watch the speech last night. Being in Britain, I was busy sleeping. Indeed, I barely made it through all of Celtic v Juventus, regretfully. Buried towards the end of the speech, at abou
Unlike most other Red-Blue states, Pennsylvania is still considering changing the rules allocating their EC votes. Instead of the Congressional district system, the new move is for a variant of full o
Of course: Months before MF Global teetered on the brink, federal regulators were seeking to rein in the types of risky trades that contributed to the firm’s collapse. But they faced opposition from
A lot of people seem to be warning, in light of Reid’s not-really nuclear option last night, that the Republicans will take the opportunity to blow up the filibuster entirely. To which my reply
If there’s a choice to be made between reducing grotesquely high unemployment and doing nothing in order to improve our political fortunes, the Federal Reserve must do the latter.
A much, much better approach. Setting the precedent that hostage-taking over the debt ceiling can work is the kind of fraying of norms that will cause the system to become fully rather than partially
As the Pauls note below, the horrible debt deal is not a pleasant thing to come back to, and I’m sure it’s not hard to convince most of our audience that it’s bad on the merits. On t