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For the second time in four days, another powerful piece of journalistic analysis from Binyamin Appelbaum provides us with the lead story in the latest edition of the New York Times: “[http://www....
by bobswern
Comment Count 453 comments on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 02:51 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
The latest analysis appearing in the MSM, over the past 48 hours, regarding our country's just-announced Q2 2010 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) metrics indicates that initial estimates of 2.4% growth--...
by bobswern
Comment Count 737 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 02:21 AM PDT with 386 Recommends
by New Deal democrat
Comment Count 416 comments on Tue Jul 28, 2009 at 06:52 AM PDT with 373 Recommends
This morning, I'm going to incorporate two pieces from today's NY Times into one post, since, as you'll see, they're essentially about the same topic: Bob Herbert's op-ed column, "[http://www.nytimes.
by bobswern
Comment Count 518 comments on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 11:52 PM PDT with 337 Recommends
Highly-respected economic pundit Bill McBride, the Publisher of [http://www.calculatedriskblog.com Calculated Risk], served up a triple-whammy of inconvenient realities over at his blog on Saturday. ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 689 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 04:18 AM PDT with 325 Recommends
[http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/17/de-facto-double-dips/ Paul Krugman], [http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/roubini27/English Nouriel Roubini] and [http://www.calculatedriskblog....
by bobswern
Comment Count 385 comments on Mon Jul 19, 2010 at 12:13 AM PDT with 284 Recommends
Tonight, I come to you with some unsolicited (IMHO, critical) advice: For multiple reasons, which I get into briefly, below, and for the sake of the success of the Democratic Party this year, please ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 364 comments on Mon Jan 04, 2010 at 02:07 AM PST with 276 Recommends
On Thursday, John Boehner and the House Republican leadership team unveiled their "
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 121 comments on Fri May 27, 2011 at 12:13 PM PDT with 262 Recommends
Krugman rarely disappoints, and his op-ed in Friday’s NY Times, “[http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/03/opinion/03krugman.html The Mistake of 2010],” is no exception. In it we learn that–at a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 279 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 11:01 PM PDT with 254 Recommends
As the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators House Minority Leader Eric Cantor called "mobs" ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Oct 07, 2011 at 11:14 AM PDT with 253 Recommends
For months, Mitt Romney and his Republican allies have been falsely claiming that President Obama "made the economy worse." This week, Romney preposterously declared Obama "knowingly slowed down ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 107 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 05:42 PM PDT with 248 Recommends
IMHO, as the travesties relating to what's occurring, less and less behind-the-scenes (primarily due to efforts in the blogosphere), within our economy mount, the asleep-at-the-wheel MSM's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 441 comments on Mon Jan 11, 2010 at 03:52 AM PST with 243 Recommends
At least that's what a writer at Alternet thinks, among others ... The tax that could save America from Wall Street The financial transaction tax is simple, fair, widely supported by the public ...
by jamess
Comment Count 234 comments on Sat Dec 28, 2013 at 12:27 PM PST with 240 Recommends
We all know Bill McKibben---one of the shining lights of the national (and international) environmental community, who's been educating us about climate change longer than most any journalist. His ...
by barath
Comment Count 151 comments on Sun Apr 08, 2012 at 10:29 AM PDT with 221 Recommends
Incredibly enough, pledging to reverse more than six decades of continuous U.S. government policy on moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, while standing in Jerusalem, ...
by leevank
Comment Count 104 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 05:11 AM PDT with 216 Recommends
The next time your Republican uncle tells you that increasing taxes is bad for the economy, be sure to tell him that's he's right. And that he's wrong. It all depends on whose taxes ...
by Keith Pickering
Comment Count 79 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 01:06 AM PST with 216 Recommends
The advanced estimate of 4th Quarter 2009 GDP has just been released, indicating that the economy grew at a rate of 5.7% in the last three months of last year. While 3.4%of that was related to the ...
by New Deal democrat
Comment Count 423 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 05:39 AM PST with 215 Recommends
Republicans and their media water-carriers are apoplectic about Friday's report showing the unemployment rate dipped to 7.8 percent in September as the U.S. economy added 114,000 new jobs. But ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 87 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 12:00 PM PDT with 213 Recommends
This story was filed over at the AP at 4:29PM, and then linked from the front page of the NY Times online edition less than a half-hour ago: "[http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/01/31/business/AP-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 323 comments on Sun Jan 31, 2010 at 03:33 PM PST with 202 Recommends
"Welcome to the ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 56 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 09:53 PM PST with 192 Recommends