Blog Review 609


The most interesting part of US Presidential politics: parsing John McCain's medical records.

More American politics: adding taxes to investment managers and coproations in order to fund a $1.6 billion tax break for lawyers. Shows the wisdom of filling Congress with said lawyers really.

More more Americana: calling M. Bastiat. Would there, might there have been, more and better cures for gliomas if a certain poltician hadn't intervened?

A little British politics to leaven the loaf.

Defining a recession: we all know the two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, but what were the others in the original definition?

Applauding that Dutch education system: better, cheaper, fairer.

And finally, the joke that has been gestating for twenty years.