Monday, March 14, 2011

Philosophy break...

"Kurt Vonnegut and novelist Joseph Heller...are enjoying a party hosted by a billionaire hedge fund manager. Vonnegut points out that their wealthy host had made more money in one day than Heller ever made from his novel Catch-22. Heller responds: ‘Yes, but I have something he will never have: enough.’”
Via Baseline Scenario.

Brad DeLong on "Defict Hawk Pretenders"

A couple of weeks old, but still well worth the read:  HERE.

We're not "broke" - redux

E.J. Dionne:
“We’re broke, broke going on bankrupt,” (claims the GOP's Beltway Boss John) Boehner...
Bloomberg News looked at Boehner’s statement and declared simply: “It’s wrong.”

"Some people rob you with a six-gun..."

"Some rob you with a fountain pen."

 Krugman on the banksters, HERE.