All posts tagged Politics

Is rationality the new stupidity?

On Twitter, I come across dozens of different bad analyzes, especially about economics. This is just one of them: You might think it’s stupid for people to stockpile things like gas. And, of course, you can also share it and laugh. However, just because you think something is stupid doesn’t make it stupid. The real […]

The Course of Empire: Banana on the Potomac

“Democracy is the most delicate flower in the world. It is tolerance, compromise, and dialogue that makes it alive.” What happened in the United States today is only a teaser of the vandalism that will be faced when the general principles that sustain liberal democracies are eroded over time. The Principle of the Rule of […]

Further thoughts on the election and voters

The post-election events showed that the United States is far ahead on the road to becoming a banana republic. Before the 1990s, only the 1960 election was considered dubious. On the other hand, rumors of election fraud spread about the last four presidents. The Supreme Court stole the 2000 election. (According to Trump and his […]

Banana republic watch(UPDATE)

Update: Ok, it looks like I acted early. Frankly, I am happy with the result. Glad I was (partially) wrong. I still agree with some of what I have said. The shy Trump voter effect has been overestimated, and victories like Arizona are not Biden’s success, but Trump’s failure. And I still believe that betting markets […]