Links for 03/09/16

At RNS, Mark Silk analyzes Bernie Sanders' Jewishness and the effect, or lack thereof, it has on his candidacy. The comparison with Joe Lieberman is instructive and the phrase "Land of the Hanging Chad" is priceless. 

As the third anniversary of Pope Francis' election approaches, Andrea Tornielli kicks off the retrospectives  at Vatican Insider. 

Everything that is wrong with libertarian economics is on display in this CATO Institute post about the poor investors possibly not being able to recoup the obscene returns they expect in the Puerto Rico debt crisis. Not an ounce of sympathy for the people on the island. At least the author is right that the crisis could be resolved in a way that challenges the current rules of the road for the bond markets to which many of us say: Exactamente!


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