Daily Archives: 07/17/2011

Stop the Insanity: Republicans Should Take the President’s Deal (via Reflections of a Rational Republican)

Here Here!!

I tend to group politicians in four quadrants: 1) liberal and pragmatic, 2) conservative and pragmatic, 3) liberal and ideological, and 4) conservative and ideological. To be blunt, I would rather support politicians in buckets #1 and #2, than those in #3 and #4. Frankly, both ideological liberals and conservatives are in charge of our country now, and it is starting to get scary. On the one hand, Congressional Republicans ought to be lauded for … Read More

via Reflections of a Rational Republican


The Case for Trial and Error, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

The Case for Trial and Error, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty.

Why My Father Hated India – WSJ.com




Why My Father Hated India – WSJ.com.

This was very worth reading.  India is a big deal I think.  Given the rising importance of China, and Asia generally.  I think it’s important that we keep india as friend and a counterweight to Beijing.

Future Topics

I’m thinking out loud and interested in interest (if any) in these:

1. When increased demand doesn’t mean increased price (price theory);

2. Why maybe better diabetes treatment doesn’t mean fewer diabetics (incentives and math);

3. How much revenue can high income tax payers cough up? (politics playing with numbers);

4. Repubs have you read the bill you want to repeal???? (polemic)

5. Other ideas?