The Worst Economy in Eighty Years – Lords of Finance Vol 2?

Author Liaquat Ahamed started the last paragraph of Lords of Finance - The Bankers Who Broke the World (2009) with: More than anything else, therefore, the Great Depression was caused by a failure of intellectual will, a lack of understanding about how the economy operated. … There will be no such excuse this time around. …

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Partisans of the Present Regime – Documenting the “Heavily Credentialed Yet Still Worthless” American Elites

Way back at the beginning of May, when I was still posting at the other place, I wrote of the hollow-credentialed buffoons, or the HCYSW (Heavily Credentialed Yet Still Worthless) crowd...again, with apologies for the blatant mimicking of Mr. Taleb’s Intellectual Yet Idiot construct...that now dominate the ruling American beltway (and so much more of the American …

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