Monday, August 12, 2013

Something to Know - 12 August

Rob Rogers

1.  I put this Paul Krugman piece here on the free-market idology and Milton Friedman just to bug my Ayn Rand friends.  Enjoy:

2.  Joseph Stiglitz, another Nobel Prize winner, is capable of parsing out the bullshit and leaving us with the lessons to be learned from the financial woes of the city of Detroit.  The economic segregation (the wealthy disassociating themselves of any burden), and the feeling that the city's problem is just a collateral event from the "free market" is just a normal thing - is contrary to what we are as a nation:

You know you're a redneck if your home has wheels and your car doesn't  
-- Jeff Foxworthy

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