From the daily archives:

Thursday, January 15, 2009

The 2012 Pelosi

January 15, 2009

It’s coming and you know it! “…even in the choppy waters of a Cape Cod inlet…”  Hilarious!

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Miracle on the Hudson River

January 15, 2009

Right now we know only a few things:  US Airways Flight 1549 went down at 3:26pm EST into the frigid Hudson River, leaving from LaGuardia on route to Charlotte, and that all 155 people have survived! Details are still coming in and US Airways won’t speculate on why the plane went down, but some FAA experts believe that the culprit may [...]

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Keynesian Skepticism

January 15, 2009

Economist N. Gregory Manikiw, a Professor of Economics at Harvard and former advisor to the Bush administration, has a piece at the New York Times today about the economic multiplier effect first posited by Keynes and popularized Paul Samuelson, author of early Economic textbooks.  In the piece, Manikiw examines the gap between the relative effectiveness [...]

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Geithner Was Reimbursed for His Taxes

January 15, 2009

Yesterday we reported that Treasury Secretary Nominee Timothy Geithner failed to pay $42k in taxes between 2001 and 2004.  Since then, it has been discovered that he not only didn’t pay some of his taxes for several years running, but that he was reimbursed for those taxes by his employer, the International Monetary Fund. Because [...]

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