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Links 10/1/08

Beaked whales: Sounding off BBC

The world’s 23 toughest math questions NetworkWorld

House limits constituent e-mails to prevent crash The Hill. In case your were wondering.

The Solution to Hunting’s Woes? Setting Sights on Women. Wall Street Journal. Is this sport, or cover for new fears about survival? Yes, you too can put food on your family. But cleaning a deer is bloody business….and I grew up in a family where if you didn’t plan to eat it, you didn’t shoot it.

When Wall Street Needs Money, Rules of Journalism No Longer Apply Dean Baker

A new reason to be bullish on America: It is (almost) Sweden Brad Setser

Mark-to-Market Quotes Calculated Risk

Real GDP likely fell in Q3 Jim Hamilton, Econbrowser

Wall Street backed bailout “yes” votes by 2-to-1 dollar margin Marketwatch. Patronage works.

Good day for democracy Joseph Stiglitz, Guardian. The good doctor spoke a bit too soon….

Antidote du jour:

Dunno about you, but I’ve had a rough week, and we are only two days into it, so here is a bonus Antidote:

Twin baby moose in sprinkler (video)

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  1. Anonymous

    This is a whopper from Dean Baker “Of course few people expect much journalistic integrity from Fox. On the other hand, the NYT enjoys a somewhat better reputation.” Since the days of Walter Duranty, the NYT has been the gangrenous standard for apologetics for progressive brutality.

  2. AndrewBW

    That headline “The Solution to Hunting’s Woes? Setting Sights on Women” can be read two ways.

  3. doc holiday

    … And God bless Bush, and Paulson, and Bernanke, and ahhh … John McCain and ahhh all the people on wall street that have blessed us with prosperity and goodness, and God blesss The DOJ for providing investigations of those bad people that have acted in evil ways, like those bad people at Enron that were doing the same thing these crooks are doing today, and ahhh … well God, please make sure my food is tasty today and grant me the strength to find weak and helpless mice that need to pass on and be reincarnated as Congressmen:

    The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States flag is an oath of loyalty to the country. It is recited at many public events. Congress sessions open with the recitation of the Pledge.

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