Author Archives: Michael Weiss

About Michael Weiss

Michael is now located at http://www.logarchism.com, along with Monotreme, filistro, and dcpetterson. Please make note of the new location.

Raising Arizona

I am starting a new job tomorrow. As a last chance at an extended trip for a while, I traveled to Arizona, and took the opportunity to talk to people about the state’s political climate. Unsurprisingly, many of the viewpoints … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday April 17

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. Unsurprisingly, the national budget and debt are the major topics of the week, though there’s … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday April 15 Edition

This week we got a deal to keep the federal government going a little while longer. And another round coming over the debt ceiling. All that aside, we’d like to do something a little different. Some quality control, if you … Continue reading

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The Ryan Game

This week, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) published a budget proposal called “The GOP Path to Prosperity.” As I mentioned on Monday in “Shutdown Showdown,” the proposal neither addresses the issues in the 2011 or 2012 budgets, nor makes realistic assumptions … Continue reading

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Shutdown Showdown

Today marks a critical day in the battle over the 2011 budget…the fiscal year we’re already halfway through. Though the federal government has been kept alive via a series of Continuing Resolutions, this Friday will be the end of the easy … Continue reading

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Hot Fudge Sunday April 3

Sundays bring us the political talk shows. If you see something interesting on one of them, jump on the comment board and talk about it. Libya and the budget dominate this week, with the odd standout of Bloomberg’s Political Capital. According … Continue reading

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Fair Laissez-Faire

About two weeks ago, this site had the beginnings of a discussion about whether a form of laissez-faire capitalism, with regulation only to prevent trust formation and to ensure transparency, could avoid delving into crony capitalism. Regulation of commerce can … Continue reading

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