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What happens next? Advice for the new President, part one.

Donald Vandergriff recommended speculating about what should be done by the new President.  I avoid “if I were President” articles, but any advice by Vandergriff deserves serious attention.  This is part of a series answering his question, describing a scenario under which the new President might take office –- a severe global recession — and the preparations he …

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The Constitution: wonderful, if we can keep it

Many reviews of books about public policy give the impression that the reviewer went directly to the last chapter, which describes the author’s recommendations.  Going to the good stuff works when reading Penthouse, but not Shakespeare (Hamlet:  everyone dies, so it is a tragedy).  The path to understanding the recommendations is a book’s content.  The destination may be wonderful, …

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