The Summer of Mick

Here at Ben & David, we’re die hard Stones fans and we always make sure to keep tabs on whatever Mick & Co are up to. But this summer is shaping up to be the July (okay, fine, August) of Jagger, with two songs released within weeks of each other, either performed by or riffing … Continue reading The Summer of Mick

Wise Economic Advice From the Bible

Alex Tabarrok argues for an unbalanced budget amendment and gives a fairly insightful source from the Bible. “In the Bible, Joseph doesn’t advise the Pharaoh to balance the budget instead he tells the Pharaoh, save during the seven fat years so you are prepared for the seven lean. An unbalanced budget amendment reflects this simple and ancient wisdom.” The … Continue reading Wise Economic Advice From the Bible

Lets Talk Debt

Back in 2008-9 during the passage of TARP and other emergency liquidity injections my economics teacher at the time asked, “The banks are getting bailed out by the government, but who will bail out the government?” Now that the most recent liquidity crisis (as Keith Hennessey calls it) has been averted, many might say that … Continue reading Lets Talk Debt