Monthly Archives: December 2012

Some Things I’ve Been Reading…

The Cliff Hangs on the Fed: Why Ben Bernanke Controls the Economy’s Fate Ramesh Ponnuru and David Beckworth, The Atlantic, December 12 2012 The authors argue that regardless of any contraction associated with the ‘fiscal cliff’ the Federal Reserve has … Continue reading

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Geithner: No Agreement without Clinton Tax Rates on Wealthy

Tim Geithner wants tax rates to go back to what they were under Bill Clinton, because it was “a time when the American economy was doing exceptionally well.” Ok, but if his argument is that those rates were good for … Continue reading

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