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
The past few days have seen several stories on waiting times at the polls in November, spurred by the release of a couple of studies, including one by Charles Stewart at MIT with an N of over 10,000.
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
Speaking of things that rarely end well… …as a couple commenters have pointed out, I agree that there’s one flaw in John’s generally astute analysis. Looking only at final vote
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.
I agree that something like the Pennsylvania plan to throw electoral college seats to Republicans will happen at some point, probably in the near future. The presidential election system was a hor
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
…does belong squarely on one side, although the inept response of Obama and many congressional Dems to the hostage-taking must be mentioned. And also, although this seems missing the reports I l