Rally to Restore Sanity – Trip Report (via The BackChannel Blog)


I wish I could have attended this. I hope that some who aren’t arguably “liberals” attended to make it an actual bipartisan plea to “turn down the volume. Much or most of the right dismissed this as a plea for them to tone it down mostly.

Rally to Restore Sanity - Trip Report Written by TempeBev’s daughter, Tif, who attended the Rally to Restore Sanity. We flew out on Friday afternoon/evening in a plane totally packed to the gills.  Apparently, there was also a Marines marathon race goingon the same weekend, so there were some military on board.  At the end of the flight, the flight attendant asked us to applaud the military who were on board, and we did. Then suddenly, someone shouted, "And we've got Rally-ers on boa … Read More

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5 responses to “Rally to Restore Sanity – Trip Report (via The BackChannel Blog)

  1. dog's eye view

    Hi Bruce. Shall check out your blog. First things first, though. Got stuff to do and the great Zenyatta races today at 6:15 p Eastern. Go grrrl!

  2. Bruce. Thanks for adding this to your blog. I appreciate it and I assume my daughter does too.

  3. Hey Bruce, just curious, what type of economist are you? Keynesian?
    Milton Friedman disciple? Econometrician? Some combination of all of the above? None of the above?

    Just curious. Having studied a lot of economics in college, it dawned on me that most people don’t really understand it, but as they all are impacted by it, feel that they are experts.

    • I like Friedman, and generally I prefer smaller government.

      But I’ve become less ideological over time, and I like pragmatism. That what I thought I saw in Obama.

      Clearly I like to talk and read about policy and economics to anyone who else with the interest.

      • DND,

        How’d you pick the Maxwell Smart avatar??

        If you’re much younger than me I doubt you’d remember him, except maybe from TVLand or something.

        Do you have a blog you could refer me to???

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