This is a brief post, just because this thought has been bugging me all day.... Two douchebags with jihadi ideas in their heads and some homemade bombs blow up the Boston Marathon, killing three ...
Over the past couple of weeks the debate around platinum coin seigniorage (PCS) has been raging and that is good. In fact, it is great. Like carrot subsidies, PCS is something we should have been ...
(H/t to Lambert Strether for the title!)
Here's a commentary on Ezra Klein's recent diatribe against Platinum Coin Seigniorage (PCS).
But there’s nothing benign about the ...
Memes are a strange thing. One never can really predict what will catch on and what will die with a mingy wimper. Still, economist Stephanie Kelton has to be pretty thrilled that #MintTheCoin has ...
People are used to seeing Republicans say crazy things - on rape, on guns, on entitlement reform, on the economy. And sometimes it seems that Democrats are so intent on being "the adult in the room" ...
Well, not really. But if you view the Trillion Dollar Coin (TDC) meme, as I do, as a short-hand for the more general idea of using Platinum Coin Seigniorage (PCS), then yes, it can change the whole ...
I don't imagine that you are going to be around here for a while, since you don't want to have to suffer all of the ungracious gloating that we will be doing about winning and all of the merciless ...
Nate Silver is getting hammered by the right for daring to use math-based math rather than faith-based math. In his defense, I thought it might not hurt to take a quick review, for non-math types, ...
Each morning I get an email from Mike Allen featuring what is in his Political Playbook.
Allow me to offer the first paragraph of this morning's: MORNING MINDMELD : As an antidote ...
A Diary for National Voter Registration Day Eve
One sunny autumn Saturday in Portland, Oregon before the 2004 election, the two of us walked a NE Portland neighborhood as part of a voter ...