Dean Baker had an interesting post in HuffPo on August 2nd on the Alan Blinder/Mark Zandi study. It's the best take on it I've seen thus far. He says: Read more about Are There No Simulation Models Out There?
ABC World News did a story on Move Your Money. It seems the Move Your Money Facebook group has 8,000 members. There are YouTube videos of people moving their money. I have to believe that behind the scenes banksters are really worried. Torches and pitchforks can take many forms. Read more about Move your money makes the network news
Huffington Post clearly drinks the Blue Dog and Republican koolaid that there is a Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid "Crisis", and that Obama's "Fiscal Summit" is there to "fix" it. No evidence is cited (none being available), but to quote: "The entitlement programs face eventual bankruptcy, although experts differ on how urgently each is threatened.". Heh. Indeed.
Daily Howler has a typically devastating slapdown on this exact kind of moronic, lazy, D+ reporting (his example: Ceci Connally) that teabags bi-partisan (ergo Republican) talking points on the so-called SS crisis. Read more about Meanwhile on the A-List
Shorter Darnton: Feminist tribalism = bad. Youth tribalism = good.
Shorter Eskow: Let's pretend that Hillary gets the better media treatment. (Always a winner to project your own foibles onto your opposition. Works for Rove, why not for Axelrod?)
Michael Seitzman is too profound a thinker and too masterful a wordsmith to be shorterized, so let's sample his choice comments about Hillary:
'Scorched Earth'... completely destroy anything and everything... Hillary's crying moment... She just handed the Republican nominee a soundbite he can play over and over and over again throughout the general election....
As thoughtful and healing as that was, it's just a warmup for the big finish: Read more about Oh, the Posts you will Huff!
Usually, I like to wait until I'm finished with Christmas dinner to puke, but John Ridley put me on the morning shift.
Huckabee runs a Christmas-themed ad. The liberals see a floating cross, and believe that alone make the man unfit to be president. Instead, I think that makes some on the far left too paranoid to trust with a vote....
What's particularly galling is the left's selective prosecution of religiosity....