Nudging The Nudgers

Mario Rizzo has a wonderful bit of polemic judo regarding behavioral economics and "nudging." I personally like the idea of tying Congressional salaries to forcing the "stimulus" money to be eliminated as soon as this "stimulus" is no longer "necessary" (my, how many scare quotes I use...), but I would go a step further:  tie…



This is a wonderful depiction of Obama's proposed $100 million cuts.  It also gives you an idea of the size of mandatory spending, mainly for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.  Again, if you ever want to get the federal budget in check, those are the three you absolutely must change.