Finance_and_Economics

June 09, 2012

Novak Djokovic v Roger Federer Incredible 36-Shot Rally

High quality rally on break point has most everything ending with a sidespin drop shot that nearly jumps sideways off the court, yet is retrieved, then a tweener (lesson: don't challenge the tweener king). 

Roger Federer leaves Novak Djokovic gasping for breath and breaks him again to go up 3-0 in the set, but Nole gets the last laugh when he wins their semifinal at the French Open in straights sets. Play embed (click gear icon to increase resolution to 1080p) or click here for direct HD link

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June 08, 2012

CBO Study: Federal Employees Paid More than Private

For years, liberals have criticized studies that claimed Federal workers were overpaid because the studies were produced by right-wing think tanks that are obviously not objective.

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November 28, 2011

Children Victimized by Bank Meltdown

Touching look at homeless children.

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October 12, 2011

Correlation Between Reagan-ism Taking Our Government, Rising Inequality, Income Stagnation

Great graphic from Jeremy Nixon on G+ (click for his post)

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Why The American Economy is Messed Up

Henry Blodget (yes, that Blodget) just published a remarkable set of graphics on Business Insider that clearly demonstrates what has gone wrong with the American economy. 

I've seen versions of many before, some are new, but I've never seen all this data in one place before. 

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September 19, 2011

Google's Chairman: "Current Strategy is Ludicrous .. Government Must Stimulate Demand"

From ABC's Christian Ammanpour via Klein WaPo:

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September 15, 2011

How Too Big Banks Got That Way | Mother Jones

Government policies encouraged big bank consolidation, and now taxpayers are subsidizing the result. 

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September 13, 2011

Healthcare Competition ala Dr. Seuss

On the healthcare arms race by Gregory Warner at Marketplace via WonkBlog: 

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August 23, 2011

More Trickles Out on Wall Street Bail-Out

How many years will pass before we learn the full scope of the Wall Street melt-down and the Bush43/Obama44 bail-out of the rich? 

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Texas GOP's Jobs Miracle Funded by Federal Taxpayers

Anybody remember Bush43 running on his education miracle that was a chimera? Anybody?

Now, it's another evangelical extremists from Texas claiming a miracle, this one in jobs.

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