Why is that important now? You can draw a straight line from the...– David Kurtz, TPM.
The Empty Bully Pulpit
robertreich: How did we get into this mess? I thought I’d seen Washington at its worst. I was there just after Watergate. I was there when Jimmy Carter imploded. I was there during the government shut-down of 1995. But I hadn’t seen the worst. This is the worst. How can it be that with over 9 percent unemployment, essentially no job growth, widening inequality, falling real wages, and an...
garychou: david-noel: Beastie Boys vs. Sesame Street - “Sure Shot” MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN (via uvmann) This is excellent. <flute loop>
Apple Stoer in Kunming, China →
mrgan: This is among the harder-to-believe things I’ve seen on the Internet lately. It belongs in Terry Gilliam’s universe, not our own. Ah, but it is Terry Gilliam’s universe. We just live in it.
bijan: The Flaming Lips - Buggin’ an awesome...
To commenters saying that I need to have dinner with the president, or vice...– Paul Krugman - The Obama-Keynes Mystery - NYTimes.com This is the old “speaking truth to power” myth. As if power doesn’t already know the truth, perfectly well. Obama knows all the things a Paul Krugman or a Dean Baker would tell him about the economy. He chooses the VERY SERIOUS PEOPLE instead...
Why is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce supporting... →
govtoversight: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce wants to gut the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. We take on some of their misleading arguments.
bijan: The National - Pretty In Pink Heard this...