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Randian Bankers Are Great Accountants

Noah asks in his post whether one could trust a Randian banker. By coincidence, I read Noah's post on John Allison while I was in the middle of reading Donald Luskin's through-the-looking-glass book on the characters that allegedly either contributed to or didn't contribute to the financial …

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Written by Thomas J. Marier on Tuesday December 6, 2011

Would You Trust a Randian Banker?

Conservatives give a lot of deference to the opinions of business leaders and other 'job creators'. The operating assumption is that their criticisms of White House policies are accurate and well informed. What if this assumption is largely off-base? Consider this roundtable hosted on CNBC …

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Written by Noah Kristula-Green on Monday December 5, 2011