Google Reader has been down for the last half hour, of course, precisely when I want to use it. Grr.
‘Sorry’ still seems to be the hardest word on Wall Street Washington Post
Paul Volcker’s Moskowitz Lecture Rajiv Sethi (hat tip Richard Alford)
Big Banks Short Sell Fraud Michael Schussele
Hard Road Ahead Hoisington Investment Management (hat tip reader Nick)
How to Cure 1 Billion People?–Defeat Neglected Tropical Diseases Scientific American (hat tip reader Michael T)
Hallandale Beach grandma sent to jail — and forgotten Miami Herald (hat tip reader Michael T)
Lady BlahBlah Charles LeBow, New York Times
Larry Summers, Robert Rubin: Will The Harvard Shadow Elite Bankrupt The University And The Country? Harry Lewis, Huffington Post
Is this a recovery? Ed Harrison
Bernanke Gets Desperate (Fed Letter) The Daily Bail
If you want to get really ill about health care reform, you must read:
Health Bill Can Pass Senate With 51 Votes, Van Hollen Says Bloomberg As Marshall Auerback noted:
So now the Dems raise reconcilation? Why didn’t they do this before they threw out the Medicare buy-in option or capitulated to the grotesque bribes given to Ben Nelson and Mary Landrieu? Why didn’t Obama use this threat? Answer: the guy basically doesn’t want to offend ANYBODY! Pathetic. Gets worse every day this guy is in office.
How the White House Used Jonathan Gruber’s Work to Orchestrate the Appearance of Broad Consensus FireDogLake. Apologies for not seeing it earlier.
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