The $1 Trillion Platinum Coin Is As Good an Idea As FDR’s Court-Packing

January 7, 2013 in News

National Journal | There’s been lots of talk on the interweb machine about using platinum coins to solve the debt-ceiling crisis. Although it’s almost certainly just the theoretical fun of economics writers, and is extremely unlikely to happen…

Senators Got 154-Page ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Bill 3 Minutes Before Voting on It

January 5, 2013 in News

CNS News | The U.S. Senate voted 89-8 to approve legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff despite having only 3 minutes to read the 154-page bill and budget score.

The Fiscal Cliff Deal: Taxpayers Pay More, Deficits Rise

January 4, 2013 in News

The New American | …commentators have been working feverishly to determine exactly what is in the 157-page bill that no one had time to read after being rushed to completion at the very last minute.

Obamney 2012: Reject the Duopoly

September 12, 2012 in News

Danny Benavides Traces of Reality September 10, 2012     I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. With each passing day, I feel [...]