Daily Archive: February 23, 2009

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Quick Hit Financial Blogging…

If anyone hasn’t noticed this about using the Fed as part of a bad bank strategy: John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics LLC in New York, and Matt Chasin, chief operating officer of Sorin...

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Happy Lundi Gras!

So today is Lundi Gras, better known as the day before Mardi Gras and the second to last day of Carnival.  Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, a day we are supposed to spend fasting and...

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The Final Word on Liber-al-tarianism

I honestly thought I was done on this topic, and for the most part I am.  But given the misunderstandings that seem to have developed (e.g., arguing that it’s “big-government libertarianism,” or that the...

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can I just say…

I understand that there are arguments to be made against the practice of talking politics at award shows or similar. I don’t want awards show recipients to be making on-air harangues about unrelated partisan...

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reflections

Sometimes I’m overwhelmed with this sense that all of this is an exercise in futility – that there is simply too much to know, too much I don’t know, too much I don’t or...