Lydia McGrew has joined Facebook. Nonetheless, she considers how social networking distorts one’s sense of privacy in “Privacy is not a setting.” As expected, her words are thoughtful and true. What, though, possessed her to join?
I recommend the visually arresting depiction of the national debt at USDebtKleptocracy. The site uses stacks of one hundred dollar bill notes to provide an accessible image for the debt crisis. Zimbabwe, here we come!
Representative Paul Ryan of Wisconsin delivered some sense about cents on the floor of House last week:
Democracies bankrupt themselves as elected politicians pander to the masses and to the present.