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Roundup for Thursday 1/14/10

Help the poor people in Haiti by txting $$$ to the Red Cross. * * * * The Conan/Leno debacle has given us a great week of late night jokes. * * * * Carolina basketball, if you’re going to lose, please look like you care. * * * * Is it any surprise that […]

Paying for our economic sins

Andrew Sullivan fears that our leader’s attempts to fix the economy will do us more harm than good. … the radicalism of the current policies pioneered by Paulson and Brown and now getting even more outlandish seems to me to have two potentials: to somehow drag us out of this without an almighty crash now […]

Why we might need more deficit spending

On the 2nd of this month I wrote a short snarky post about the explosion of our national deficit. I still think it was dangerous and stupid to borrow so much money (from China mainly) in a time of economic prosperity to spend on the war in Iraq and tax cuts for the rich. However, […]