Mike's Blog Round Up

Bob Morris of Politics in the Zeros here, with more blog links for you.

The philanthropic arm of Google just announced they will fund hundreds of millions of dollars of R&D into renewable energy with a goal of making it cheaper than coal. Bravo! (standing up and applauding)

Let's see. I'll package thousands of mortgages together, slice them into risk levels creating debt instruments called CDOs, then sell them to "investors" who buy them with borrowed money while leveraged to the eyeballs. Who could ever have conceived this would lead to problems?

Former gang member Luis Rodriguez works quietly and effectively with gang youth both in the US and Latin America, and blogs eloquently about it.

The Freeway Blogger was busy over the Thanksgiving holiday spreading his anti-war anti-Bush cheer far and wide on southern California freeways.

Tankwoman wishes she'd saved those Canadian pennies.

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