Quote Of The Day

“For several decades the most dynamic part of the US economy has been Texas.  Rich people, middle-class people, and working class people are voting with their feet and moving to Houston and Dallas and Austin.  Whites, blacks and Hispanics are moving to Texas.  Not because of oil wealth (Louisiana has even more oil per capita), and not because of climate (California and Florida are more pleasant), but rather because it best epitomizes the US economic model.   And they are leaving states with fiscal policies more to the liking of progressives like Yglesias and Krugman. ” — Scott Sumner, professor of economics at Bentley University, discussing a post by Mankiw that Yglesias responded to

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