Gary Weiss’s new book about Ayn Rand sheds more light on how Alan Greenspan became a true believer in the unregulated free-market economy that has brought America to its knees. More here.
NYT reporters don’t seem to have access to the same facts as NYT columnist Paul Krugman, maybe because he doesn’t have an intranet connection to the newsroom. I’m kidding, but who knows? More here.
Paul Ryan has always insisted on “revenue neutral” tax reform, but now that congressional Dems have been trounced, he’s singing a slightly different tune. The Wisconsin wing-nut said today he’d be open to a deal that would include revenue increases.
The revenues would fall far short of the spending cuts, but you know the economy is tanking again when an Ayn Rand asswipe pretends to give an inch on taxes.