I love it when people ask the right questions. When it comes to big ticket items, like healthcare, the right kinds of questions can be really important. Now I’m not […]
S&P…downgraded the credit rating of the United States. We go from AAA to AA+. What’s the difference? Apparently not much, but we’ve never been in this situation. There was some […]
Link: Of Mice and Idiots A pretty bruising critique from a guy whose had dealings with S&P. Reading these anecdotes always makes me feel better about dealing with incompetence in […]
In honor of the markets, general mood.
Better than worse but still bad, and not close enough to be making net gains against population growth. The big number is 117k jobs added, with the single biggest drag […]
I renamed the blog because, of course, the five weeks are up for my original idea. We’re now on to Passive Pundit, in which I blog about politics, policy, and […]