Monthly Archives: September 2010

Uncle Ben’s Economic Science Is Parboiled Rice

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa ‘The failure of Challenger is not the failure of physics’ is the appropriate analogy for Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke’s defense of neoclassical economics in the context of the recent financial crisis. He is shrewd … Continue reading

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American Constitutionalism In The Information Age

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The pen, as wisdom goes, has always been mightier than the sword. In fact, a symptom of civilization has been the wielding of the pen in preference to the sword, when both options were … Continue reading

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Alan Greenspan:Bill Clinton::Ben Bernanke:Barack Obama

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “Federal Reserve Act Section 2a. Monetary Policy Objectives The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Open Market Committee shall maintain long run growth of the monetary and credit aggregates … Continue reading

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Yielding Black Swans

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa The swans of lore are beautiful and vulnerable but common. Often the cursed lily white distressed damsels of the Norse fairy lands turn into the birds festooned in feathers of the same hue until … Continue reading

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The “It’s The Economy, Stupid!” Initiative

By Chandrashekar (Chandra) Tamirisa, (On Twitter) @c_tamirisa “As he settled into office, Blair found other kindred spirits besides Brown. He bonded with President Bill Clinton, a political doppelganger who embodied the same “Third Way” progressive politics. Blair happened to be at … Continue reading

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