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Trying to Short Joe Biden

So the good news yesterday (h/t Felix) is that, even as he was voting to eviscerate the Fourth Amendment, Barack Obama urged a change to bankruptcy law. The devil is in the details (the “median cost” of a home in NY State won’t keep anyone living in their house in Westchester or even Rockland County, […]

Responses to Comments – Round One

It is my pleasure to respond to the many interesting responses I have received to my posting on Angry Bear. I’m starting with responses to the 18 comments on the initial announcement of my visit. Tomorrow I will respond to the dozens of comments on my first post. Thanks for your patience — you are […]

How Not to Pay For a War

I’d like to thank the team at Angry Bear for giving me this opportunity to answer questions about my new book, “The Price of Liberty: Paying for America’s Wars.” If you haven’t gotten a chance yet, I encourage you to read the Outlook piece I wrote for the Washington Post on May 6. This piece […]