Tag Archives: financial crisis

Said Butch Cassidy to the Sundance Kid

As is my wont of late I was listening to a pod-cast at the gym this morning and to my astonishment I heard an economist opine some of the same things I’ve been saying about the budget and debt crises. … Continue reading

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Hunkering Down

I got an email from my fellow blogger Anson Burlingame today, and I want to thank him for inspiring this post. He drew my attention to a new development in the U.K.’s part of the global financial crisis. Calling this … Continue reading

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The Oppression of Productivity

Not withstanding a recent and maligned attempt at humor on my part, the impasse between Conservatives and Liberals on the fiscal crisis grows ever more serious.  Now, my favorite moderate, David Gergen, has chimed in to wax pessimistic over the … Continue reading

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The Elusive Palace of Wisdom

Perhaps this would be a good time to summarize the many roots of America’s financial malaise.  While most pundits bemoan its symptoms, they tend to shun its root causes.  Symptoms include the high costs of gasoline, air fares, baggage fees, … Continue reading

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