Daily Archives: August 2, 2011

Debt-Ceiling Deal Watch: Obama Meep Meeps His Opposition

All the fire, brimstone, sackcloth, and ashes emanating from the American left and right surrounding the debt-ceiling deal misses the big story, which is the following: America’s course for the next decade is trending libertarian, and Obama is about to surf … Continue reading

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At New Scientist, Amanda Gefter Keeps the God Hypothesis in Play

A recent article at New Scientist titled “Existence: Why is there a universe?” by Amanda Gefter concludes rather inconclusively, implying that the God hypothesis cannot be removed from the intellectual table: Our understanding of creation relies on the validity of the laws of … Continue reading

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A Keynesian Take on the Debt-Ceiling Deal: Paul Krugman Derides Obama’s Faith in the “Confidence Fairy”

Here’s a small part of what Paul Krugman recently wrote in the New York Times on the debt-ceiling deal: We currently have a deeply depressed economy. We will almost certainly continue to have a depressed economy all through next year. And … Continue reading

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