I am so far behind on my reading list. This one is almost a week ago and it is about presidential races of the past.
I remember Ross Perot running for president in 92, although I did not follow the details at all at the time. Financial Amageddon has a story about what he was running for back then and that he is still in public debates.
Skimming the article it appear he was running to control the spending back then and that is what he is still talking about in public debates.
When you at how much trouble America (and Canada) is in with its future promises to people, how sad Americans did not elect someone who would ensure what was promised could be paid for.
I wrote letters to the Canadian government about the unsustainability of promises 20 years ago. Being early to seeing the problems doesn't mean they will not come...
Different topic, there is another post on FA, this one on how banks are changing definitions of bad loans to make the bad loan portfolios smaller.
And last point, here's a picture taken as I was driving out of the hamlet on Monday: