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  •  I disagree. nt (1+ / 0-)
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    "To know what is right and to do it are two different things." - Chushingura, a tale of The Forty-Seven Ronin "It was like that when I got here." - Homer Simpson

    by rbird on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 03:17:03 PM PST

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    •  I hope there are more economics books worth (1+ / 0-)
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      reading out there. I hope you have a title and author to suggest. That's text books, though, not books on the topics of economics, such as Galbraith's The Predator State, or his father's Economics in Perspective (which I also recommend as a good overview of economics, though it is not a textbook, now was intended to be I think) or Johnson and Kwak's Thirteen Bankers.

      A conservative is a scab for the oligarchy.

      by NBBooks on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 03:43:37 PM PST

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      •  You ought to have specified textbooks. (0+ / 0-)

        There are many econ books worth reading, but you are correct about econ textbooks. Obviously, the Samuelson is worthwhile as a point of reference, but it is really not good for truly understanding the economy.

        Republican, Scott Walker, recall, collective bargaining, AFSCME, WEAC, rally, union, Alberta Darling, Randy Hopper, Dan Kapanke, Rob Cowles, Scott Fitzgerald, Sheila Harsdorf, Luther Olsen, Glenn Grothman, Mary Lazich, Jeff Fitzgerald, Marty Beil, or

        by pHunbalanced on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 06:20:27 PM PST

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      •  It ruins the joke if I have to explain the joke... (0+ / 0-)

        ....Initial post about Lincoln and Obama emulating Lincoln's devotion to self-improvement by studying economics.  You respond with an insanely long post about economics textbooks - or something.

        My response:  one line.

        Get it?  Get it?  Never mind......

        "To know what is right and to do it are two different things." - Chushingura, a tale of The Forty-Seven Ronin "It was like that when I got here." - Homer Simpson

        by rbird on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 07:16:38 PM PST

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