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Time Out

Monday, November 30th, 2009, by

Faithful subscribers…I need to take a break. After nearly two years of posting every business day, the problem is not a lack of topics. Just the opposite. Instead, I have decided to take on additional responsibilities, working with a group of real estate investors, that will place a premium on the time I was once […]

Thinking the Unthinkable, Part II

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009, by

So, what is the root cause of the municipal debt crisis? Simply this: The drivers of deficit municipal spending are not subject to any market discipline. Businesses can be extinguished by involuntary bankruptcy, but the powerful municipal unions know that their concentrated lobbying pressure is more effective with legislators than the generalized pain endured by […]

Gal Behind The Curtain…

Friday, February 27th, 2009, by

Hello faithful BJM readers, I just wanted to send over an apology if the site has been behaving a little strangely these past few days. We had a perfect storm of several events: Feedburner went down for about 12 hours (which disrupted RSS and email distribution), right about the time we decided to tinker behind-the-scenes […]