links for 2010-09-15
"The key factor for me (unmentioned by the NY Times editorial) is that Obama’s strongest support comes from households with $250K or more of income. If those people want their taxes raised, then I say let them be raised! Republicans who insist on sacrificing tax cuts for regular people in order to support a class of people who support Obama are being chumps of the highest magnitude."
In nominating Christine O’Donnell over Mike Castle in Delaware’s closed partisan primary, Republicans have put forward a manifestly irresponsible candidate who will lose in November—depriving them of a realistic shot at the Senate majority and the satisfaction of winning Joe Biden’s seat. In the process, the Tea Party has compromised its core message of fiscal conservative libertarianism by elevating a social conservative activist who can’t balance her own checkbook and has spent most of her life arguing against the expansion of individual freedom.
Nobody that is made of carbon, or who doesn't already have direct access to the Fed for zero cost funding, is trading stocks anymore.