Monthly Archives: January 2012

15% or 30% for the 1% — 30 January 2012

Warren Buffet is a great investor, perhaps one of the greatest of all time.  But he is a terrible economist, and a worse policy advisor. But he is revered, and because his views harmonize with President Obama’s, he is being … Continue reading

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After South Carolina — 23 January 2012

Well, hush my mouth. I confess, I was doubly wrong back in October, when I said Mitt Romney was the inevitable GOP choice.   First, of course, wrong in that Romney is far from a shoo-in, and secondly when I … Continue reading

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A Humble Piece of Pie — January 9, 2012

I wonder how many people these days remember that George Bush, during the 2000 Presidential campaign, promised a “humble” foreign policy.  He didn’t see the US’ role as telling others around the world what they should do, and he strongly … Continue reading

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Bad News in the Year to Come — 2 January 2012

I have three predictions for 2012. First, the presidential election will be very close.  That’s an easy one.  Despite his low approval ratings, Barack Obama will have prodigious advantages going into the election.  First of all, the powers of the … Continue reading

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