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>That’s a big deficit.

> Mankiw has a post up depicting what happened to our deficit this year.  Short story is we’re paying out about 27% of GDP and only collecting about 16% of GDP in taxes.  While that’s not as high as it … Continue reading

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>Why I did not encourage you to vote

> Unlike many bloggers out there, I did not put up an election day post encouraging you to vote.  I figure most of my readers are going to go vote anyway, and those who aren’t probably wouldn’t be convinced by … Continue reading

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>What’s the common thread of my politics?

>I’ve thought a lot about what my political views are, whether I’m a libertarian, a liberal, or anything in particular. I think Greg Mankiw’s column this week in the New York Times sums up a lot of what I believe. … Continue reading

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