"No matter how paranoid or conspiracy-minded you are, what the government is actually doing is worse than you imagine." - - - William Blum

December 05, 2008

Bits and Pieces for the Week of November 30 - December 6

For those interested, recently there was a very informative video conference of a National Satellite Town Hall on Health Care Reform in the New Obama Administration. I found the range of opinions quite interesting. You can watch the video here. (Mike)

In case you need yet another reason not to drink tap water in the U.S. (Mike)

Apparently the U.S. Treasury Department misses the housing bubble a lot. (Mike)

Pros and Cons of the legalization of marijuana (Mike)

Outstanding interview and informative read at Huffington Post: Paul Krugman: "It Looks As If The Economy Is Really Falling Off A Cliff" (7 of 6)

Headline from TPM, US, Japan, EU In First Simultaneous Slump Since World War II. (7 of 6)

bu$h to receive the first International Medal of Peace. And probably its last. I really thought it was some sort of joke. (7 of 6)

Tanta, financial blogger extraordinaire at Calculated Risk passed away. I did not know her, but I always learned from her posts, even when they were above my head. (7 of 6)

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