Tag Archives: Moral Hazard

Europe Being Europe

Christopher Columbus sailed west across the Atlantic, to find a new trade route to China, but the Americas got in the way, and there’s been nothing but trouble ever since. Europe had a new world, an expected world, to deal … Continue reading

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Ridding the Nation of Moral Hazard

Nothing is over until it’s over, and even if it’s over, it really isn’t over. Republicans didn’t have the votes to stop the Affordable Care Act from passing in 2010. They didn’t have the votes to repeal it in 2011. … Continue reading

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The Punxsutawney Blues

This is the annual Groundhog Day column, and although it is being posted in Groundhog Day, it has nothing to do with what happened in Punxsutawney. Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow this time, by the way, so this awful … Continue reading

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