Month: September 27, 2008

Sep 27,2008

Pro Paulson Plan

Welcome aboard, Wall Street Journal: Above all, the risk is that the current panic will damage the overall economy and lead to a deep recession that causes a further decline...

Sep 27,2008

Paul Newman RIP

I’m not a movie buff, but I did see Cool Hand Luke for the first time just the other week.

Sep 27,2008

Of Politics and Economics

Pethokoukis has some important insights: Newt Gingrich said voting for the bailout will break against candidates in 2010 and beyond when voters see how destructive it is to the economy....

Sep 26,2008

Of Moral Hazard and the Danger of Dithering

If I sound exasperated sometimes, it’s because I am. Dave Donadio cites a letter from a whole load of economists questioning the bail-out. Quoth the Donadio: What do Paulson and...

Sep 26,2008

Gov. Mark Sanford on the bailout

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford has a must-read on the bailout in today’s Washington Post. I’ll bet a lot of Republicans are wishing he was the GOP’s vice presidential candidate...