Ransom Notes Radio

Amity Shlaes, author of Coolidge, joined the program to talk about the tools necessary for real economic prosperity, and the mistakes of today’s White House.

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Show Prep:

Ezra Klein is an Idiot:

Big Three:

Number Three:

Well. . . There’s some good news: Consumers aren’t spending on their credit cards quite as much as the Federal government is. It turns out we’re actually acting kinda responsible:

Number Two:

QE has a ton of side effects. . . But one particularly troubling side effect is its impact on the repurchasing market. Apparently the Fed’s massive buying of bonds is putting a crunch on the repo market.

Number One:

Of course there are some “positive” aspects to QE. . . According to our radiant and brilliant Scarlet Fu, Equities are back.

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