There’s always something to howl about

David Brooks of the New York Times on FannieMae: “Washington is home to a vertiginous tangle of industry associations, activist groups, think tanks and communications shops. These forces have overwhelmed the government that was originally conceived by the founders.”



5 Comments so far

  1. Jim Klein June 17th, 2011 9:49 am

    Wow. Somebody must’ve been asleep at the switch. That’s about the only hope for our society—looters and moochers tend to fall asleep at the switch.

  2. Jeff Brown June 17th, 2011 3:15 pm

    Ah, Looters ‘n Moochers, the name of my new band.

  3. Jim Klein June 17th, 2011 7:53 pm

    Not a bad idea, Jeff. We can sit on the stage and have the paying customers play their own instruments. And maybe get a grant, to boot.

  4. Jeff Morris June 23rd, 2011 9:23 am

    Great Jim, seems an easier trend to have the paying customers, doesn’t it? And getting a granting to boot…

  5. Don Reedy June 23rd, 2011 12:56 pm

    All this, and….. “Paul Krugman is off today.