“Elder Statesmen” Weigh in on Energy

Michael Giberson According to an Associated Press story, “A bipartisan group of 27 elder statesmen is sending an open letter to both presidential candidates and every member of Congress saying the country faces ‘a long-term energy crisis’ that threatens the security and prosperity of future generations if swift action isn’t taken.” More from the article: … More “Elder Statesmen” Weigh in on EnergyMore “Elder Statesmen” Weigh in on Energy

Wsj: Gerald O’driscoll on Fannie and Freddie

Lynne Kiesling I am not sufficiently expert in financial markets to opine on the current state of affairs in mortgages, mortgage-backed securities, banks, and so on. Hearing the current state of financial affairs at the two quasi-public financial institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as the cacophonous din of those inveighing Congress and … More Wsj: Gerald O’driscoll on Fannie and FreddieMore Wsj: Gerald O’driscoll on Fannie and Freddie

“What Do You Do, Sir?”

Lynne Kiesling Katherine Mangu-Ward’s musings on Arnold Schwarzenegger and “flip-flopping” reminded me of one of my favorite quotes, from John Maynard Keynes: When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? … More “What Do You Do, Sir?”