Hallucinations

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

It is always a curious phenomena to watch people pretend as if facts don’t matter. Ideology trumps reality. The debt crisis is a great example.

Business Execs Aren’t Fit To Run The Country

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

The barrage against Mitt Romney’s record as the chief executive of a hedge fund is head-shaking. Not because it isn’t legitimate to probe his record of job creation or destruction while at the helm of Bain Capital. Rather, there is a more fundamental question: why would anyone think a business executive is qualified to run a country?

This is a common choice voters are being offered around the world. Unemployment is high, governments appear incapable of charting a course for economic security and people feel afraid.

Deficits Are No Threat

In General Interest by Jonathan Tasini0 Comments

  A number of people–including your truly–have been making the point for a long time that there is no debt and deficit "crisis". The problem is that there is a …