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Groups: The Yes We Can Pragmatists

Diaries published: 303 (51 days since last diary on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 01:42 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 12959 (50 days since last comment on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 05:57 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

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Total Recommends: 8697

Total Comment Ratings: 28304

Most Recommended Diary: The Blackwaterdog that barked wrong (update 2), 2096 comments, 639 recommends

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citizen k's Most Recent Diaries:

It was only a few years ago that DailyKos and other "progressive" venues were filled with stories about how the "banksters" running Obama administration finance were going to destroy the economy. ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 01:42 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Los Angeles Times: Fannie Mae reported Thursday that it earned $3.7 billion in the second quarter. Fannie, based in Washington, D.C., will pay a dividend of $3.7 billion to the U.S. Treasury next ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 55 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 10:06 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Krugman Finally, there was Geithner’s position, which was that despite its scale the financial crisis should be treated more or less as an ordinary lender-of-last-resort problem—that ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 65 comments on Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 06:19 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I’ve described the Geithner’s repeated claim that the TARP made money as three card monte, since looking at the TARP in isolation from the hidden tax on savers of ZIRP and QE was misleading. ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 06:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Previously published there. Felix, like all the other cool kids, finds Tim Geithner just infuriating  - and he is thrilled to catch Tim foolishly trying to act cool when everyone knows that Tim ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon May 19, 2014 at 02:07 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Previously published in Hippie Punch Central. Robert Lucas won the Nobel Prize for Economics and is widely cited as an authority. One of his more important papers from the 1990s  discuses tax ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 10:32 AM PDT with 5 Recommends

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