Monthly Archives: July 2016

Blockheads

On 19 Nov 2015 I wrote a post titled “Who is the most cement-headed?” In that post I said that the most obtuse people of all are not deficit hawks, nor people who invoke the bogeyman of Zimbabwe hyperinflation, nor the … Continue reading

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A conspiracy theory

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared on 8 March 2014 at 1:22 am local time. The only logical conclusion is that the plane was accidentally shot down during a USA-Thai Joint Strike Fighter exercise occurring in the same area at the same time. This … Continue reading

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Bloomberg is crying

The neoliberal Bloomberg blog is weeping because Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced a plan for “comprehensive and bold” fiscal spending this fall. If Mr. Abe is serious, this would be a reversal for him, since he has always … Continue reading

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Socially liberal; fiscally conservative

Apologies for disappearing, but a car accident put me out of action for a while. All I could do was leave an occasional comment at Rodger’s blog. Before I get going on my topic for today, I note that the … Continue reading

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Osborne’s threat

British Finance Minister George Osborne intends to follow through on his threat to punish the U.K. masses because 52% of them voted “incorrectly” in the Brexit referendum. Osborne has vowed to continue using austerity to punish average Britons until the … Continue reading

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