No, this is not going to be some witty Thanksgiving piece. This is no Consider the Lobster, though the crustacean was on the First Thanksgiving table. I don’t know what the lobster’s standing was when Lincoln invited his “fellow citizens … Continue reading
Rememberest thou the Parable of the Turkey. Happy Thanksgiving to the three people who read this blog.
I’d like to call attention to Paul Krugman’s misleading use of a statistic in a recent Op-Ed. In reaching for some sign of ACA (Obamacare) success Krugman states “so far, so good: in October, 22.5 percent of California enrollees were … Continue reading
I’m radicalized on healthcare. I’ve had health insurance my whole life and a good part of it out of my own pocket when there wasn’t much money in said pocket. The current situation is a complete cluster. The worst I’ve … Continue reading
Comparing different nations on one single metric – say tax rates or health coverage or unemployment – is always dicey, especially when the economies are not similar. There are many variables at play and even the single metric you choose … Continue reading
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GMO have belatedly published their third quarter letter (pdf). (For more information on GMO click the “Backgrounds” page on the blog site.) Some quick highlights and my thoughts below (emphasis added). And, yes, this is much shorter than the 14 … Continue reading