Open thread March 13, 2018 Dan Crawford | March 13, 2018 11:57 am Comments (3) | Digg Facebook Twitter |
There’s a parable in public administration: You are where you sit. Rex Tillerson is the latest example of this parable. .Apparently Tillerson was captured by the goals left over from the previous administration, and that what the parable means
Maybe Trump will find someone to run state who is not so dumb as to admit US is occupying Syria, and using Kurdish ‘allies’ (Erdogan calls them terrorists) to give it away to jihadis.
Or Trump may get rid of all the neocon, liberal imperialists at Foggy Bottom (about all of them)
As a lifetime free trade believer, I found this column fascinating:
“A 2002 paper by Stephen Redding of the London School of Economics found that economic growth is contingent upon technological innovation, and is therefore path-dependent. In other words, the majority of economic growth occurred in those industries most likely to generate or benefit from new technology, and that these industries build on those which came before. They are predicate industries, which could not exist without their respective anchor industries.”
I also didn’t know that Isaac Newton lost his entire fortune in the South Sea Bubble.