Daily Archive: August 11, 2010


World’s Greatest Deliberative Body

Fantastic article on the modern Senate by George Packer – it’s a long one, but well worth the full read for those who have the time.  For the totally inadequate, bullet-point version, Packer blames...


On free markets

[updated] So, just to clarify a position I hold: My belief in free markets is based in the concept of failure. I believe in markets because I believe they allow for failure to occur....


Managed Ignorance Watch

The latest in managed ignorance: Voters think TARP passed under Obama, not Bush. So many corrections, so little time…