Happy Boxing Day! These are the links from the past few days. I will have more to say about individual stories sometime later today. I hope you are enjoying the holiday season.
P.S. - I don't agree with the thrust of all of these articles, but they are all noteworthy.
Tea Party, Its Clout Diminished, Turns to Narrower Issues - NYTimes.com
"surveys of voters leaving the polls last month showed that support for the Tea Party had dropped precipitously from 2010, when a wave of recession-fueled anger over bailouts, federal spending and the health care overhaul won the Republicans a majority in the House."
Bruce Bartlett: A Conservative Case for the Welfare State - NYTimes.com
"American conservatives, being far more libertarian than their continental counterparts, reject the wel...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.