rePost: — Ten Commandments for a Responsible Pet Owner as dictated by the pet from Unfogged

I feel that this is good advice for friends/lovers/families too. read the whole thing from here: Unfogged Ten Commandments for a Responsible Pet Owner as dictated by the pet. 4. Don’t be angry with me for long and don’t lock me up as punishment. You have your work, your friends, your entertainments. But I have […]

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rePost: -Last War Syndrome-Is 2008 our 1929?

From brad delong: I dub thee THE LAST WAR SYNDROME: ‘Everyones fighting the last war!’ Is 2008 Our 1929? No. It is not. The most important reason it is not is that Bernanke and Paulson are both focused like laser beams on not making the same mistakes as were made in 1929. They are also […]

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rePost: -The Right Question-Greg Mankiw’s Blog: The Problem with Audience Participation

What Paul Should have asked was, who would trade your health system with ours?? Saturday, September 20, 2008 The Problem with Audience Participation James Taranto reports this recent interchange, during which economist Paul Krugman tries to make the case for a Canadian-style national health care system: Krugman: –and I wanted to ask, actually two questions, […]

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Thinking the bailout through – Paul Krugman – Op-Ed Columnist – New York Times Blog

September 21, 2008, 11:12 am Thinking the bailout through What is this bailout supposed to do? Will it actually serve the purpose? What should we be doing instead? Let’s talk. First, a capsule analysis of the crisis. 1. It all starts with the bursting of the housing bubble. This has led to sharply increased rates […]

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