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With no time for a second post this weekend, your inveterate correspondent respectfully refers you to a surprisingly spot on New York Times editorial from yesterday,and  the Goldman Sachs report to which it refers (as reported by Jonathan Karl of ABC News, but which, of course, all viewers of Rachel Maddow heard about on her Thursday broadcast):

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If you were reading Barth junk, of course, you would have been prepared for all this a few weeks ago and even before then.

Is it possible that even te regular media has noticed the disconnect between the supposed "need" to reduce the federal budget deficit, and the fact that people and the economy, coincidentally, need help.  Doubt it, but there are signs.....

And then there was the spectacle of Governors Brewer and Haley with Jake Tapper on This Week.

And, Keith is back (in a way).

And, thanks for the rescuefor the first time under the new system.

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