Something’s right in the world and in this administration if the U.S. can have a President who makes a tape like President Obama’s Nowruz commentary. An unforgettably gracious bit of outreach that will have more effect than we can imagine.
Dan Yergin is doing what he did for the oil topic — heavy lifting on the substance — and taking up the task of sorting out what happened in the Great Depression. His take on Chairman Bernanke, NEC Director Summers, and Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers Christina Romer here. It’s a rough load but if anyone can lift it, Dan can.
New Yorkers know their taxes are going up and are thinking about whether they can handle it. The professional crowd, especially, is concerned. Why not move out?
There’s a real power grab going on when it comes to Administration policy on charity.
Administration’s plan to curtail charitable deduction even as federal government gives “more” to charity.