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Ideas Still Matter

At Stumbling on the Truth Cliff Asness points to the opportunities Trump missed at the first debate inBusinessman, Defend Thyself: Much has been made of “fact checking” this election cycle. Not enough focus has been put on “idea checking.” Unfortunately…

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Idea Checking

At Stumbling on the Truth Cliff Asness points to the opportunities Trump missed at the first debate in Businessman, Defend Thyself: The next Clinton statement was truly bizarre. “Trickle down did not work,” she said. “It got us into the mess…

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A Shortage of Rich Folks

At Stumbling on the Truth Cliff Asness points to the opportunities Trump missed at the first debate in Businessman, Defend Thyself: Let’s start with Clinton’s claim that she’s going to pay for her laundry list of Bernie-Sanders-inspired new benefits by…

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Who Built the Bonfire?

From StumblingOnTruth Keep the Casinos Open by Clifford S. Asness, Ph.D. Excerpt: Stepping back, nowadays the popular narrative is that this economic crisis was caused by Wall Street and derivatives. It was not. It was a real estate bubble caused…

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Clarity Beats Compromise

Clifford Asness, Ph.D. writes in Stumbling on the Truth The Republican Way Forward Excerpt: We must win by explaining, no matter how long it may take and hard it may be, that free people acting in a free market is…

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