Is this the world’s ugliest cat? BBC. He appears to be well loved regardless.
Why Doctors Hate Science Sharon Begley, Newsweek
The Limits of a “3 Minute Rahm” in Obama’s Kitchen Cabinet Steve Clemons, Washington Note (hat tip reader Krishna). Suggests that Obama is falling into the same bad decision making process that felled Bush in Iraq.
Buffett’s Stock Picks Are Flat! Henry Blodgett, Clusterstock. You have to read this…
Who’s sayin’ there’s no such thing as bubbles? Economists for Firing Larry Summers
We need shock and awe policies to halt depression Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph (hat tip reader Dwight)
Bankruptcy Filings Spike in February 2009 Bob Lawless, Credit Slips
Is the Administration’s GDP Forecast Too Rosy? Menzie Chinn, Econbrowser
Freddie Mac chief quits after six months Financial Times. “Mr Moffett’s decision was largely unexpected and entirely his own. These people said Mr Moffett preferred to seek a role in the private sector without the limitations of government supervision and a public policy mission.” Ahem, I suspect he’s going to find that difficult to land, save at a mid-sized or small bank.
The Littlest Victims Michael Panzner
Madoff: NYC Penthouse, $62 Million Are Mine WCBS (hat tip reader Betsy). Only in America.
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