Since I am still sick, I am going to do a series of short posts until I feel well enough for longer-form stuff.
Here I just want to mention the Paul Ryan budget, which looks to balance the US budget via budget cuts. Now I get the ideological bias against big government and the corollary that government spending should be held in check for this reason. That's a philosophical or ideological view. I get that. But what is always disconcerting for me is how it's not the ideological point that leads....
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.