Did Bullwinkle suffer from arthritis?

Atlanta, and Senators Orrock & Fort, are in the foreclosure spotlight.

This is one tax incentive program that seems to be working in Georgia.

We may see transit after all.

Add these to your Netflix queue for some retro crime-fighting.

What’s on your mind?

 

4 Responses to Friday Open Thread

  1. JMPrince says:

    Something also to think about in relation to all the ‘caring’ professions too: (Via the NYT Econ Blog):

    http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/08/16/why-girly-jobs-dont-pay/
    Why Girly Jobs Don’t Pay Well
    By NANCY FOLBRE

    JMP

  2. JMPrince says:

    Just for the chauvinists out there, a lecture by that very Smart & Hot NYU & NBER Prof here below.
    Sydney Ludvigson on the scintillating topic of consumption based asset pricing. I like the way she starts too. Forget all the prior models…But plenty of non normal models just for the excitement.
    http://economistsview.typepad.com/economistsview/2010/08/summer-institute-2010-methods-lectures-financial-econometrics.html

    Reminds us why we left all this glory so long ago. JMP

  3. JMPrince says:

    Thanks for the reminder Juliana. My mind’s always with economics, ‘natch.

    On the 75th Anniversary of Social Security (this past Sat too) it’s good to be reminded of what a sterling success it has been & continues to be. Via the excellent & definitive CBPP.org

    “Social Security Keeps 20 Million Americans Out Of Poverty, Report Finds”:

    huffingtonpost.com/2010/08/13/social-security-keeps-20_n_681595.html

    BTW? Want to have a better idea of ‘what went wrong’ in the Great Crisis/Depression/Recession? It’s all here in Easy Charts & Tables by the CBPP.Org folks too:

    http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=3252

    JMP

  4. Juliana says:

    If you want to watch the DNC meeting in St. Louis, go here for live feed

    http://www.democrats.org/ls/livestream.html?source=TWS

    The stage is dark (11:17 am), waiting for VP Biden to give his remarks.