Monthly Archives: July 2011

CBO Scoring, Deficit Reduction, and Bad Assumptions: Why Most Economic Projections Are Flawed

With unrealistic assumptions, we are doomed. But in the real world, we’re not.
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Posted in Economics | 2 Comments

Links 7/24/11

Links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links

Sovereign Nations Should Not Outsource Currency: The Social Security Edition

e’re charging old people dependent on Social Security and who are often living close to the bone user fees to access their Social Security payments. Actually, we is not the correct pronoun–MasterCard is.
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Posted in Bidness, Social Security | 10 Comments

Links 7/23/11

Links for you.
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Quote of the Day About the Debt Ceiling Negotiations

“the last several weeks will have just served to demonstrate the appalling self-serving nature of American politics driven by deep ideological disregard for the underprivileged…”
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Posted in Economics | 3 Comments

Mike Konczal Doesn’t Understand Movement Conservatives

Because nothing in movement conservatism makes sense except in the light of creationism.
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Posted in Big Shitpile, Conservatives, Creationism, Propaganda | 5 Comments

Links 7/22/11

Hotter than hell. It’s 99F (~38C) as I write this. Somehow, I think I’m skipping the outdoor BBQ today we’re having at work… Anyway, links for you.
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Posted in Lotsa Links