July 14, 2019

Turkey: Three Years After the Coup

July 15 was a major trauma for the people of Turkey – a point which, I believe, has not yet been quite understood outside of Turkey, especially in the West.
Center for Global Policy
July 14, 2019

President Trump’s War Power Delusions

Donald Trump claims that he has right to unilaterally and irresponsibly go to war at his discretion. His aides appear to be creatively justifying that stance.
National Interest (Online)
July 12, 2019

The Case for Market‐​Based CRA Reform

Stakeholders today would probably not enact the CRA as we know it; perhaps we should not even keep it. But at the very least, CRA regulations should adapt to the changing banking landscape.

American Banker

Rally ‘Round the Flag, Liberals

The flag with 13 stars and 13 stripes represents the people who launched the first great national liberation movement to throw off their distant imperial overlords and did so with the argument that all men were created equal, endowed with the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.