Correntewire: Al Franken sums up Senate Republicans' refusal to extend middle class tax cuts, "Where are our values?" The Swash Zone: Marie Antoinette Republicans respond, "Let them eat cake." William Greider: Supply-side economics gets
December 5, 2010

Correntewire: Al Franken sums up Senate Republicans' refusal to extend middle class tax cuts, "Where are our values?"

The Swash Zone: Marie Antoinette Republicans respond, "Let them eat cake."

William Greider: Supply-side economics gets mugged by reality in this 1981 classic, "The Education of David Stockman."

Barry Eichengreen: The bad and the ugly of the Irish rescue package.

The Peking Duck: After Chinese leaders Googled themselves, they unleashed their army of "patriotic hackers."

Kevin Drum: Why "serious" people are serious about seriously cutting Social Security.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: "Another interesting idea...is a personal savings account...which can't be used to bet on the lottery, or a dice game, or the track." (George W. Bush)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbr AT perrspectives DOT com.

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