Tea & Tom

From First Thoughts
The best way to counter the Tea Party movement, which is all about stopping things, is with an Innovation Movement, which is all about starting things. [ . . . ] Obama should bring together the . . . . Continue Reading »

On Bankruptcy

From First Thoughts
I think America’s system of easy bankruptcy is one of the jewels of our economic and political institutions, because it allows people who genuinely cannot repay their bills to get a fresh start . . . . Continue Reading »

On Corruption

From First Thoughts
I don’t usually say this — in fact, I’ve never said it — but go read Frank Rich: specifically, his long column on the Decade of Bamboozlement . Beneath the flash of the cons . . . . Continue Reading »