Day: August 30, 2010

Ovide for Senate, who’s on board?

This has been quite the week for Ovide Lamontagne, candidate for US Senate. First, Joseph McQuaid, publisher of the Manchester Union Leader, endorsed him, which isn’t your average endorsement around these parts.  Mr. McQuaid acknowledged that Ovide isn’t the "richest candidate", and that he isn’t the "favorite of the…Washington crowd", but "what he believes makes sense …

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Let’s Regulate Barney Frank’s Pay

Posted by David Boaz “Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, said Tuesday that he will hold a hearing this fall to examine whether regulators are being tough enough in curbing pay practices at Wall Street firms that can lead to excessively risky practices,” writes Zachary Goldfarb in the Washington Post. Hmmm. “Pay practices that can …

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