— Expiring jobless benefits to further reduce aggregate demand.
— Bachmann overtakes Romney in Iowa polls.
— I think David Brooks is going Frum on us.
— The madness of Fred Hiatt.
— Even a brief “technical” default would cost taxpayers tens of billions of dollars in long-term higher interest rate costs.
— New firms are creating fewer jobs.
— The lonely outpost of actual Chinese people in DC’s Chinatown.
— Title IX and international soccer.
— Reality check: Thatcher and Reagan both raised taxes.