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Saturday afternoon Ouroboros blogging

Does Obama cater to moneyed interests so he can gain political power, or does he gain political power so he can cater to moneyed interests?

Either way, William Pitt is happy. Read more about Saturday afternoon Ouroboros blogging

Why oh why can't we have a better press corps?

Or a BBC? Read all the way down to "Looking forward, not backward", for which I will provide a helpful translation:

"Got your Get Out Of Jail Free card right here!"

UPDATE For another perspective, see the excellent Baseline Scenario. Read more about Why oh why can't we have a better press corps?

Agricultural implements

Americangothic

Readers, do any of you have images of agricultural implements that you would like to share?

Under fair use, of course (as this image is). Read more about Agricultural implements

Everything old is new again

Tipped?

Lord Eschaton's headline: "Hopey changey".

The text: "Ah well."

Ouch!

I have just one question:

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What is meant by "wellness" programs

Thread: 

Most workers improving their personal health to compensate for rising healthcare costs, Watson Wyatt says

According to the survey, 12 percent of workers have reduced contributions to their retirement savings plans because of higher healthcare costs, while 18 percent have cut back on contributions to other savings. About one in four workers also reported higher stress levels due to rising healthcare costs.

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All of a sudden net neutrality isn't important anymore

'Net neutrality' seen on the back burner

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. lawmakers are in no hurry to pass a law to prevent phone and cable operators from favoring some Internet sites over others -- an idea known as "Net neutrality" -- since widespread abuses are lacking, legislative aides said Thursday.

Sigh. Read more about All of a sudden net neutrality isn't important anymore

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Deloitte locks out single payer advocates from discussion

Check out the panelists for Deloitte's ‘Executive Congress’ at the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress:

Deloitte to host ‘Executive Congress’ at the 6th Annual World Health Care Congress
Join us on April 14-15, 2009 in Washington D.C.
6th Annual World Health Care Congress

S&L scandal's William Black on Bill Moyers: Tim Geithner "covering up" massive fraud by bailed out banksters

(For William Black, see Corrente on 2009-02-17; he's the S&L enforcer who took down Charles Keating, back in the day when we had a regulatory structure). Here's the Bill Moyer's transcript; trying to excerpt from it is like trying to excerpt a nuclear explosion, so read it all: Read more about S&L scandal's William Black on Bill Moyers: Tim Geithner "covering up" massive fraud by bailed out banksters

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Godless Iowa allows gay marriage

It's bad enough that the Hawkeye State has scofflaws who support the healthcare option that dare not speak its name, it has now defied the will of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, by offering marriage equality to homosexuals.

The Greatest President Evah has made it clear that "marriage is the union between a man and a woman [big applause at Rick Warren's Saddleback Church], now for me as a Christian, it's also a sacred union, now God's in the mix [applause]." Read more about Godless Iowa allows gay marriage

What's wrong with pitchforks for banksters?

Politico, but seemingly well sourced.

“My administration,” the president added, “is the only thing between you and the pitchforks.”

The fresh details of the meeting — some never before revealed — come from an account provided to POLITICO by one of the participants. A second source inside the meeting confirmed the details, and two other sources familiar with the meeting offered additional information.

Aw, come on. Couldn't we pitchfork one or two of 'em? Read more about What's wrong with pitchforks for banksters?

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How Much Waiting Is Too Much?

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Pharmableg: "Classical liberal" doctor edition

Has anyone else encountered this dude? I have a request for information about something he says. Read more about Pharmableg: "Classical liberal" doctor edition

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