Archive for November, 2011

Speaking of Morons, Rahm Emanuel and Speed Cameras

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

It is probably not a secret that I am not a fan of Rahm Emanuel or his brother Ezekiel.  Between them they played a strong role in delivering the outrageous Obamacare nonsense a couple of years ago.  Now as a total asshole, Rahm may in fact be just the kind of Mayor Chicago needs to […]

Where Is Jon Corzine? Why Is He Not In Jail?

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

The saga of MF Global has faded from the headlines a bit, what with the end of the world approaching in 13 months or so, and societal and economic collapse prior to that.  But one big question I have is why have I not heard any talk about either the US DOJ or some States […]

Austerity, GDP, Debt and Stimulus Multiples

Monday, November 7th, 2011

The common wisdom one hears these days is that we are in a hard spot because economic growth is stalling, but government debt is so high that resort to additional “stimulus” via government expenditure is unpalatable.   This is of course only wisdom to the extent that you believe that government expenditure is inn fact […]