Daily Archive: March 20, 2009

word for the day

infandous:  ““Unspeakable, not to be spoken of; nefarious,”  (archaic).  As in:  “[MP George Galloway] is an “infandous street-corner Cromwell.” –Alykhan Velshi, a spokesperson for Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney. Re: barring Galloway entry to...

quote of the day

“Talk about misplaced anger. Wall Street built a wooden house, stuffed it with flammable material, set it on fire, and then poured gasoline on the blaze. And now it’s blaming the inferno on the...

found this…

…at Kyle Cupp’s blog.  And I liked it.

Do something useful for a change…

Writes Yglesias: Let the business geniuses, if any there be in these firms, get out and go do something useful. What a concept…

Growth vs/equal to Prosperity?

Will Wilkinson reprints the response of John Cochrane to the Brad DeLong-Luigi Zingales debate at the Economist.  [The whole debate is very much worth the read]. Cochrane begins: Nobody is Keynesian now, really. Keynes...