Although various states in the early American Union put aside a day of gratitude, it wasn’t until the middle of the U.S. Civil War that Abraham Lincoln declared a national day of Thanksgiving.
You know, I try to have some love for all my brethren in the social sciences, but sometimes the economists make it so difficult.
As if they didn’t learn the last time, Jack and Bob had me back on Sunday evening to talk about Ukraine and U.S. foreign policy. We’re in casual clothes for a Sunday night, and you can find it here: The Macro Tourist . . .
UPDATE, 7 MAR 14: So, after listening to endless digital caterwauling about how images don’t matter, and this is just nitpicking, and that all is well… USA Today came out with a story about how closely the Pentagon is study Vladimir Putin, . . .