Stimulus? We don’t need no stinkin’ stimulus.
Whether the stimulus package didn’t work, or worked, is still working, worked but then quit working, was too little, too big, needs a second phase, or was juuuust right, is again becoming a matter of discussion among the ruling class. No, I must amend that. They are sure that at some level it worked. For them the only question is how much to expand it | Read More »
Those of us who still read the newspaper comic strips (which now requires a fair-sized magnifying glass) are familiar with the Bumstead family. Nominal head of household is Dagwood Bumstead, father of Alexander and Cookie, and husband to Blondie, after whom the strip is named. The family has aged only slightly in the 79 years since it was first published. The kids have gone from | Read More »
What is going on here?
By “here,” I mean in the United States for the last year or so. And I don’t mean to imply that I have an answer. In the last 12 months, an extremely junior Senator from an extremely leftist and corrupt area of Illinois has been transformed into a savior, rescuing us from the ravages of the Bush Administration. Nothing he could say was recognized publicly | Read More »