Stop the Steal (from The Main Street Journal)

“I’m not talking nonsense about a theft of an election, but a serious theft of your ability to invest locally. By liberal Democrats, no less, who should know better. According to attorney Mat Sorensen, two parts of the draft reconciliation bill Congress is now negotiating, Sections 138312 and 138314, would “effectively cut off IRA investmentsContinue reading “Stop the Steal (from The Main Street Journal)”

Chaos at the Capitol

I thought I was prepared for the chaos that is occurring this week, but frankly I was not.  I am pretty shaken up about it all.  While it is fuzzy to me about what exactly happened at the Capitol yesterday, it all seems very orchestrated and manipulated.  Twitter shutdown Trump’s account for encouraging violence.  ThisContinue reading “Chaos at the Capitol”

Shocking Case of Academic Censorship

“I had learned, as an English major, how to read literary texts closely and carefully to discover their hidden depths … and I discovered to my delight that you could do that with great movies as well. The more closely you watch them, and the more times you watch them, the more you see inContinue reading “Shocking Case of Academic Censorship”

Finance/Public Finance

Mark’s Work (selected) National “Explaining Fluctuations in the Thrift Savings Fund Daily Balance at U.S. Treasury,”  (Mark Skidmore, Mark, Camila Alvayay Torrejón and David Pare), CESifo Working Paper No. 9084. “FASAB Standard 56 and the Authority of the Director of National Intelligence to Waive SEC Financial Reporting,“ (Mark Skidmore), Published at Solari Report, 2020. “ShouldContinue reading “Finance/Public Finance”