Lest anyone think that I am a committed Ayn Rand fan, I have added a link to Robert Reich‘s blog to bring balance to my list of links. To understand the current economic debate a person has to know what Ayn Rand has to say. Her philosophy was the basis for Reaganomics and just about all of the Republican economic policies since. I think that her ideas taken to the extreme have brought our government’s ability to make economic policy to a standstill and given us the radical right and the Tea Party.
Instead of extremist ideology we need to be making thoughtful decisions. I have been a fan of Robert Reich for a long time and I think he offers a rational and workable approach to our economic problems. We can only hope that rational voices like his will begin to rise above the political noise soon.