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on unintended consequences

Walter Russell Mead has been a keen observer of society and its arrangements and structures, especially what he calls the “Blue model” of government, where public spending becomes a key support of economic support for certain demographic groups. Notably in … Continue reading

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Andy Dufresne on the global fiscal situation

and whether Cyprus and the problems in Europe might happen in the U.S.: ‘There are really only two types of men in the world when it comes to bad trouble,’ Andy said, cupping a match between his hands and lighting … Continue reading

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how do you solve a problem like San Bernardino?

Having lived in San Bernardino for 12 years through 90’s into the 00’s, I try to stay aware of what’s going on there. Since last year, most of the reporting has been about its fiscal failings and its efforts to … Continue reading

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big government and my old hometown

San Bernardino, CA, isn’t where I grew up, but we lived there for 12 years, my kids grew up there, and we have a lot of friends and good memories in that city. The city’s collapse over the past year … Continue reading

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