Sept 1-6 tweet page with links to those I follow
To kick off our inspiring series for women, we present the brilliant @ariannahuff
& her “Lessons to My Younger Self”: cot.ag/qLNwkp
Is punishing wrongdoers fundamental to securing lasting peace? Join our latest online debate at econ.st/rlaAgE
Uh oh, Romney’s plan has 59 steps. How many pages of legislation will that be?
There’s a lot I disagree with in Romney’s plan, but his section on job retraining is pretty good.
: CNN covering Romney speech live. Fox News takes a pass.
: Mitt was going to read this from a teleprompter, but couldn’t decide on positions far enough in advance to have them typed in
Reading speech off teleprompter is bad! Reading them off sheets of paper is okay, though.
Most trending: A new way to speed up passenger boarding of commercial airliners could save time and money econ.st/oocf8P
As Tapper Qs Carney re Hoffa, Hoffa issues stmnt: “”I will never apologize for standing up for my fellow Teamsters and all American workers”
, Carney: O’s jobs proposals have “historically garnered” bipartisan support. #thatwasthen
FYI According to @WBUR
poll this morning E Warren is only 9 pts behind Scott Brown & she hasn’t announced yet.
If you post on Match.com – post on a free siteand reach a new audience bit.ly/ypXtY
You know who should want Romney to knock off the attacks on “career politicians”? Marco Rubio.
Army Times has Duncan Hunter confused w/ someone else. He served in Vietnam, in Army, not in Iraq and Afg in Marines. is.gd/iWmo8f
“Never collectoraccept a fee that you feel you haven’t earned;if you do,your integrity crumbles andyour ego will have worms.”
“Never collect or accept a fee that you feel you haven’t earned; if you do, your integrity crumbles and your ego will have worms.” Rex Stout
Internet transit providers could be earning higher margins even as customers are priced at fairer rates econ.st/oaETIG
Uh, what? RT @jstrevino
: Until you look at the jobs numbers. RT @markos
: …. Theocracy doesn’t work.
When your governing depends on it, it is. RT @diggrbiii
: Asking God to help does not equal a Theocracy, you ignorant troll
Remember Perry’s reaction to fires earlier in the year? A resolution asking god to help. is.gd/ki4Ooe
. Theocracy doesn’t work.
Looks like Perry wasn’t able to pray the fire away.
Shouldn’t Giuliani have announced by now? #911911911911911
Faiz Shakir on funding for Islamophobia in the U.S. and abroad: bit.ly/p5QXG5
Which governments are perceived to issue the riskiest and the safest debt? Daily chart September 6th econ.st/pL1POo
“I find you likable if I like myself in your presence, if you create an atmosphere within which I like myself.” William Schutz
“Healthcare is Not a Game”: a cartoon on the NHS reforms, Tim Holmes and Sylvie Winn goo.gl/fb/XrMFD
The Economist’s free online #MBA
Fair starts tomorrow. Come along to review courses, gain advice and win an iPad 2. econ.st/qm2LqQ
The road to Europe: reclaim economic policy , Sergio Ferrari, Paolo Leon, Daniela Palma and… goo.gl/fb/jbGwA
What Obama can build on, from new WSJ/NBC News poll: 51% disapprove of job performance, but 65% still like him, tinyurl.com/3kjtrsl
Some European countries may have to be excluded from the euro-zone to make the union more sustainable econ.st/qxUmRh
I continue to think motivated skepticism is the most important concept for understand today’s policy debates: wapo.st/q4ZVoP
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it. ~ Voltaire #quote
The costs of campaign finance reform: “In 2010… non-party outside spending eclipsed party spending” http://j.mp/qHLBHk
Where have we seen this before? RT @MittRomney
: My economic policy team – Glenn Hubbard, Gregory Mankiw, @JimTalent
& Vin Weber.
I wonder whether the IPO window will remain open this fall: Carlyle Files for an I.P.O.: nyti.ms/qJUnFz
The Virginian earthquake could trigger a bigger shake-up in disaster precautions at nuclear-power stations in America econ.st/pfsrxq
“I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: ‘O Lord, make my enemies ridiculous.’ And God granted it.” ~ Voltaire #quote
“The Girl from Trails End.” Devastating account of the Cleveland, Texas, gang rape (Kathie Dobie, @GQMagazine
The voice of experience: Mintimer Shaimiyev in conversation, Oleg Pavlov goo.gl/fb/CgJo9
Back to work on a rainy morning. From now until the Christmas holidays is always a sprint. Given the markets, we’ll be running even faster.
Europe’s Armenian policy: the cost of indulgence, Armen Haykyan goo.gl/fb/ScLYN
A new company has designed an algorithm that estimates when a successor to a specific gadget will be rolled out econ.st/pzUIqk
Senate Republicans are attempting to push Obama into adopting their pro-Wall Street stance on financial reform econ.st/r0BbeT
Fun stuff while in Oz: Skeleton of Ned Kelly, Australian Outlaw and Folk Hero, Is Identified: nyti.ms/mWv99Q
The parties in Spain agree on a German-style constitutional deficit cap econ.st/pjd5Cj
At last, the Greek government and the opposition agree about something econ.st/rqN8ug
See my review of Roy Baumeister & John Tierney’s book “Willpower” in the New York Times: nyti.ms/qGJIyu
It’s a LONG night at the #USOpen
.. Great women’s #tennis
now and even greater men’s tennis ahead ^_^
Starting new dietary plan with the Huguenots.
Our fiscal crisis may have been less severe if governments had responded properly to the excess demand for safe assets econ.st/r3fZfM
Worth remembering on Labor Day Americans get fewer vacation days than anyone else in the world -cuz its better 2b miserable than socialists!
On Racism in America: Dogs bark, but the caravan moves on! – My latest blog post bit.ly/nZnTPQ
Europe’s economy is on the brink of recession. The situation threatens to grow very ugly very quickly econ.st/qOrtBO
While certain languages use “to be” for both permanent and temporary states, others have a more complex structure econ.st/q7BIsN
For all its decentralised charm, the internet remains a top-down affair when it comes to security econ.st/nLIXzV
Jacques Chirac’s corruption trial moves ahead despite his absence due to ill health econ.st/oZ3Hj7
In Arab Protests, Oil Role Defies Simple Explanations , Jaffar Al-Rikabi goo.gl/fb/yBHyf
‘Aftershock’ Book Predicts Economic Disaster Amid Controversy bit.ly/oKO5VU
Fourteen words that can increase voter turnout by over 10 percentage points? bit.ly/qwbXyu
The New Road to Europe: Ways Out of the Hydra-headed Crisis, Mary Kaldor goo.gl/fb/H3Zrb
A confident prediction made by a political expert carries both an advantage and a danger econ.st/nhydNS
Nice! MT @veritaz
i believe in ‘1’ rule/law/practice for/to all. I’m Christian & ‘ve done my hardest praying for MENA FF ppl
Very TRUE! RT @taniamehanna
Brilliant as usual! Unfortunatly it applies 2 many countries & not only under the title of racism!
sent comment – but there is no profile for people who don’t want to use pre-fab or don’t have website-so couldn’t sign it.
– looked up parasites “This page is not included in any classifications that are browsable in EOL.”
David Remnick: how #9/11 “reordered and distorted” the past decade: nyr.kr/ns5DXX
Racism in America – My NEW Annahar column [English] bit.ly/nZnTPQ
نحو مستقبل أكثر إشراقاً للجميع / بقلم أوكتافيا نصر My NEW Annahar column [Arabic] bit.ly/rdfYP0
The road to Europe: What did not work? An interview with Giuliano Amato, Giuliano Amato and… goo.gl/fb/MakJB
Daily chart: An alternative indicator points to a slowing world economy econ.st/r9MA0n
Great read -> “Calling stocks is like predicting an argument with your spouse” – Forbes onforb.es/q8yW0G
“The Worst Possible Idea at the Worst Possible Time” bit.ly/phq2iq
“High taxes” “reg burden” “tax uncertainty” not holding back economy. Q can b answered empirically; not he said, she said. http://www.bit.ly/oUS0mz
At home with the Qaddafis. Photographs of Colonel Muammar Qaddafi’s former luxurious lifestyle econ.st/nu9MPd
Thank you! @mollyziske
: One week til they ship me my new @MMFlint
book. Pre-ordered and counting the days.
Who did Barack Obama nominate to be his next chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers? Take our weekly quiz at: econ.st/piW5OR
I can’t believe am using my blackberry to tweet from detention police is so stupid I will be deported at 5 egypt time
Enjoy the day off! One thing that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with #US
growth is our brutal work schedule. bit.ly/mVozrd
Indonesian lawmaker Muhammad Nazaruddin faces corruption charges, but the scandal spreads far and wide beyond him econ.st/q6IVIb
Policies aiming to compensate for differences of physical attractiveness can edge onto a slippery slope econ.st/nPP63N
points to fantastic rev of $8,000 audio cable – 37% of CONSUMPTION.now by top 5% incomes-funny review amzn.to/n7b9In
“The fact some of the mix in the Libyan movement are less than attractive is part of this same messy reality” bit.ly/mZIOfA
The more “human” the con, the less human the process. Jobs lose authority, scripts prepare for robots.
Computer products are beginning to develop a new psychology – ““I see – I want – I Get”. What this will do to an already impulse society ???
For Brands, Being Human Is The New Black | Fast Company bit.ly/oeXzdG
The new Amazon Kindle may be looking to challenge Apple’s dominance of the tablet market econ.st/qQAsYQ
Jesus, Jerry Lewis cld be a HUNDRED and 85 it wld be better than this Labor Day telethon – its like doing Xmas without Santa Claus
Some conservatives are looking to push the prison system into what looks like a more liberal direction econ.st/o7fqel
Help us get my dad’s old block (500 W. 121st) in NY changed to George Carlin St. w/ this petition. xoxo tinyurl.com/3e9tqp9
Obama announces that he no longer wants the EPA to require that states comply with new restrictions on air pollution econ.st/o3Tkcy
I’m flicking between Bourne Ultimatum and Children of Men. Two movies with high-minded car chases.
Efficiency isn’t necessarily an airline’s top priority during the boarding process econ.st/rtjyJZ
Enjoying watching the Tigers right now taking batting practice against the White Sox (16-0 in the 6th). And Bob Seger’s at the game! Cool.
This is Europe-focused, but it’s the best single article I’ve read on the current phase of the economic crisis: http://j.mp/pZvG4k
BBC Vandals attack Rome monuments. And the Ostrogoths and Visigoths are close behind.
The show tonight was off the damn hook The Honeycutters were sounding HOT! @octavianasr
will touch your heart and mind bit.ly/rjpY5u
The truth about Rick Perry-a Snake Oil huckster. He looks like one-even more when he is off guard.And that’s what he’s selling.
Actually Perry makes us see clearly what is being sold — Snake Oil.
When I see Rick Perry I am reminded of a turn of the century novel. A Medicine show huckster. Is this what we really are? @richardwolffedc
Hurricane Irene was worse than you thought. It may end up being one of the ten costliest disasters in American history econ.st/nuwxdH
Ah! Know your place — How did we let this racist obscenity loose again. Put it back in its cage. Who ARE we? @richardwolffedc
obsol2-’60 minutes’ with Assange, interviewer terrified he might say anything approving. CBS tradition-Hah!
obsolte? What I notice is that while papers always cowtowed to the powers, in TV it is more grotesquely obscene.
Soliciting favorite 9/11 articles from over the years. Hist. of Al-Qaeda and Taliban. #Longreads
encouraged. For my high school students.
Linux celebrates its 20th anniversary, Amazon looks to the tablet market and Google gets caught in a scandal econ.st/pKuTHi
Yeah right @commentary
. Nothing to do with race. When Limbaugh told Boehner to “put this guy in his place” he just meant the White House.
Expropriation in Zimbabwe. A new plan to wreck one of Africa’s unluckiest countries econ.st/oFmsVA
Is the growth of manufacturing really the most important step to economic activity? econ.st/nWA2NA
bloggers, we only have 1-day to push for the attention of the media to Sept. 6th expected protest in #Yemen
‘The 5 percent of Americans with the highest incomes now account for 37 percent of all consumer purchases’ Moody’s Analytics
Back from Sao Paulo, lunch at The Dutch. Soft scrambled eggs served in a soup bowl…. Heaven!
With internet connectivity becoming ubiquitous, white-collar workers are finding it harder to disconnect from the job econ.st/pXrVJi
Greece sliding as austerity makes the recession worse @Simon_Nixon
: Huge anger at Greek backsliding. What 2 do if continues to miss targets?
A Different Pulse of Politics: It’s Time for a Radical SNP Vision for Scotland, Gerry Hassan goo.gl/fb/yN3dC
The lack of jaywalking in Seattle is really freaking me out.
Thank u, USA Today writer: @lindsdee
: Lovely interview with @MMFlint
about his new short story collection/memoir ‘Here Comes Trouble’
“Some of us” is a really long way of saying “I”.
: Media on the frontlines of revolution – Listening Post – Al Jazeera English aje.me/nIfXKj
At least 45 people died from Hurricane Irene. Here are some of their stories: on.wsj.com/o6kIMZ
A question for language-learners: what have been your most depressing moments along the path to fluency? econ.st/qaBk5e
Comedian Speaking Before Palin In Iowa Calls Liberals ‘Special Needs Children’ – TPMDC bit.ly/pWbGW3
Right now on GPS, the state of women in the world; my first non-human guest; and two great artists – Frank Gehry and Platon.
Alan Krueger is nominated to head the Council of Economic Advisers econ.st/nwE9q6
Why the Euro is a force of political centralisation, Tony Curzon Price goo.gl/fb/alSnT
Resisting the Riot Fearmongers: lessons from 1958 and beyond, Steven Hirschler goo.gl/fb/El7sa
The president of Nigeria is facing a growing terrorist threat econ.st/qn6qza
The world’s largest asset manager has done well out of the crisis. What now? econ.st/rgM0dl
Obama’s attempts to strike a new tone in relations with Latin America face new obstacles from Republicans in Congress econ.st/qip1yy
What lies behind a push to change the rules on abortion counseling in the UK econ.st/q375vu
A few days ago, I wrote a note to myself to put up a blog post on “interest weakness.” I have no idea what this could refer to.
A straight-talker takes over in Japan, but can he overcome the crisis of governability? econ.st/piYCPX
Is it Labor Day or Christmas?
In Britain, public bodies may be found guilty of corporate manslaughter if their wards die while under their care econ.st/nOOfNn
Regulators are considering forcing companies to change their auditors econ.st/pOTXmv
New Hampshire’s primary is the best at predicting the general election, plus two more interesting papers from #APSA11
How well do progressives understand the workings of the political universe? econ.st/qvQfNk
Plans for a new high-speed rail link rest on mistaken assumptions about Britain’s economic geography econ.st/oacOUF
oD Drug Policy Forum: Front Line Report – Week of September 3rd 2011, Mark Weiss goo.gl/fb/56zdH
Hmmm. Perhaps I should try going RSS-less for a week. bit.ly/qEWSec
It’d be too much like taking her seriously.” Others do, so it’s valuable to explain why she’s so wrong.
Someone on the Internet is WRONG! wnd.com/index.php?page…
Can’t decide if it’s worth blogging about Ms. Coulter again. Life is short.
The Libyans must control their own destiny, albeit with some help from their friends econ.st/n3vZTS
Liverpool. A city’s bid to revive its fortunes through the local and the global econ.st/oWj04l
“Be warmed with love, for only love exists. Where is intimacy except in giving and receiving?” Rumi #quote
Most trending: The Air Transport Rating Agency has named the ten safest airlines in the world econ.st/p1fKqd
Must read: Jason Linkins on Rick Perry and Cameron Todd Willingham: huff.to/rnAPEB
KAL’s cartoon: The American and Euro-zone economy. Could this be a slow recovery? econ.st/q93e6y
High-speed rail lines rarely pay their way. Britain’s government should ditch its plan to build one econ.st/nqqAQQ
The always outstanding Martin Wolf of the FT on today’s dismal economy: on.ft.com/q6XN8v
Lead pollution has caused a lasting public-health blight in Mexico econ.st/nDtMys
In emerging markets, Marx’s revolutionary bourgeoisie finds its voice again econ.st/oaj4kw
Haitham al-Maleh, 81, a lifetime of resistance in #Syria
– By Sharif Abdel Kouddous bit.ly/mOTGan
Bars that are empty and unloved in Seattle would be hailed and packed in DC.
Serbian policy towards Kosovo and the European Union is in deep trouble econ.st/oBAaiV
The African Union has dismally failed to help the continent’s starving people econ.st/n3dNeg
Great line from Midnight In Paris: “The artist’s job is not to succumb to despair, but to find an antidote to the emptiness of existence”
The EU’s currency crisis takes its toll on the ruling coalition in Germany econ.st/nnrWOh
Video: Day of Destruction, Decade of War – Al Qaeda recruits against U.S. resentment: NBC News chief forei… on.msnbc.com/nLhRpg
Will it be another century before female bosses in Britain earn the same as men? econ.st/p9TQFB
Worst Persons Video up: http://j.mp/naZ11T
Including what to say when gun nuts bring up 2nd Amendment
‘Actually, Tim, We Don’t All Have “Different” Standards’ By @paulcarr
on the CrunchFund – TechCrunch tcrn.ch/p2DNE3
Jeff Bezos’ spaceship fails during test flight – ajc.com bit.ly/nAyubP
See Rachel and Richard on the depth of moral corruption in our involvement with torture – why wouldn’t Obama prosecute?
Pt. 2- Tree of Life, Sarah’s Key, Beginners, The Help, Buck, The Guard, The Names of Love, The Double Hour, Queen to Play, Another Earth.
Pt 1-If u missed these this summer, here’s a good way to spend LaborDayWknd: Midnight in Paris, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Trip…
on Palin’s self-destruction and Perry’s deflation.
Steed Malbranque retires from football to look after his son, who has been diagnosed with cancer. If we need perspective it is right there.
Live: Matthew Schofield on the Ishaqi massacre.
? -> Recent College Graduates Wait for Their Real Careers to Begin – NYTimes nyti.ms/oPnrKn
ShowPlugLast: Hides behind 2nd Amendment gun excuse, which I will eviscerate, for once and for all, tonight on Countdown, 8PM EDT
ShowPlug6: Three Thurber fables, one done in Dick Cheney’s voice. Worsts: PIMA County GOP chief doubles down on Glock raffle…
joins me on Palin’s self-destruction, Perry’s deflation, and the million punchlines to Palin at a Knowledge Forum
ShowPlug4: Cheney, Fox News polls, tell Palin to get lost, stay lost. She heads for World Knowledge Forum (she’s the “before” picture)
ShowPlug3: Leaked UN cables show ’06 “action at Ishaqi” was a massacre; threatens US-Iraq relations but might get our troops home sooner
ShowPlug1: What the HELL is going on in the White House? President overrules own EPA to roll back improved Smog regulations.
Energy efficient homes sell faster and for higher prices: bit.ly/pbuKdn
Put the GOP on trial for treason – interfering with the right to vote etc.
types: join me and the Monkey Cage folks at the Diller Room tonight after 9! bit.ly/mQUcfN
What Josh says: it’s not left vs right, it’s essentially everybody on 1 side, GOP and DC pundits on the other. bit.ly/n74eFb
Trying on clothing at H&M reminds me that children are terrible at sewing.
Thousands of ANC’s Youth League members ran amok in Johannesburg, hurling bottles and stones at police and journalists econ.st/qveFJO
Since start of recession, nonfarm payrolls report has come in below economists’ expectations on 28 of 45 occasions.
Great Quora thread on the affinity Jews have for Chinese food: b.qr.ae/qD2Phj
This is the clearest chart I’ve seen on how the long-term deficit problem is all health care: wapo.st/p28ygY
: Perry does 1 pt worse than Romney vs Obama in KY, 2 in OH, 3 in IA, 5 in VA/NC/WI, 6 in CO, 7 in SC, 8 in NV, 10 in MI
America does need a new fiscal stimulus according to the final vote in our debate. Do you agree? Join our discussion econ.st/oegc4y
The complete transcript from last night’s show is now available: bit.ly/nl0ui4
Mere days after final rule on #9/11 Fund excludes cancer, study suggests Ground Zero firefighters at higher risk: nyti.ms/n890SU
Social media editor role expands to include fighting misinformation during breaking #news
– Poynter bit.ly/rrDxWu #SM
On Hardball in less than an hour. Topic: Bachmann, Palin, Perry-Rick. A Tea Party-a-trois.
: Lax ozone regs will create jobs in the asthma-treatment sector, bend long-term health care costs with earlier deaths.
: Worse than the smog ruling, was Obama adopting GOP BS about regulations killing jobs. Who needs Republicans?
So naturally, GOP opposes. And now, seemingly, the WH too. RT @dailykos
: EPA regulations create jobs, save lives bit.ly/n5GGMp
: Look, everybody needs to chill out and take a deep breath (but not too deep, you might get a heart attack)
An alternative indicator points to a slowing world economy. Daily chart September 2nd econ.st/naMBdo
Nice piece by NYT’s Jennifer Gonnerman: “Hope, Fear and Insomnia: Journey of a Jobless Man” nyti.ms/nlBOgX
: With gas masks? MT @brianbeutler
: “MoveOn members wondering how they can ever work for Obama’s re-election.”
American Lung Association has crazy radical notion that people should be able to breathe clean air. Files suit. is.gd/HePOkQ
Pretty darn cute. RT @AdamHoyer
Best sports-related marriage proposal ever? Best sports-related marriage proposal ever. bit.ly/oxnkmj
flashback: White House convinced enviros not to sue in ’09 by promising stronger ozone rules … wapo.st/qgx9Qh
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” …
“It’s risky.” said experience. “It’s pointless.” said reason. “Give it a try.” whispered the heart ~ Unknown v @adamsconsulting
Off script, Texas Teabagger Republicans say federal investment in rail project will create jobs. is.gd/nGBMXx
Why does this make me laugh? RT @Reuters
Halliburton sues BP for defamation over Gulf oil spill is.gd/SuIzh8
As the first flush of liberation begins to fade in #Libya
, differences between the new rulers may soon begin to widen econ.st/oMO2Hf
The asthma caucus! RT @dailykos
: Republicans are thrilled that Obama killed smog regulations … now they want more bit.ly/oKQuZk
Real ouch. @TheFix
assesses Herman Cain’s shot at the GOP nomination to be better than that of @newtgingrich
in new weekly assessment.
Gathered at Lake Como, finance experts see choppy waters ahead, possibly another recession – WaPo wapo.st/rgEngU
Big storm looking to hit Louisiana and Texas. I wonder if they’ll swear off federal aid for reconstruction
: Silver lining: We won’t violate air quality regs when we take torches and pitchforks to Wall Street
Only 2 #tcot
‘ers applaud Obama’s dirty air cave. Apparently, they’re all waiting for Limbaugh’s talking points.
Hated those standards anyway, coughing builds character.
The Justice Department seeks to block AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile econ.st/oikyKT
Like a frat prank? RT @tennisnetminder
Everyone knows respiratory diseases are vastly underrated. They’re fun, actually.
you’re shooting too low, that’s not the can-do American spirit. We should be aiming for emphysema!
Two votes for asthma! RT @McShauno
I am thrilled he dropped those standards. Now is now a good time.
: On day WH kills ozone rule & 0 jobs report, WH sends this email: “Cleaner Air and a Stronger Economy-A Record of Success”
Come on #tcot
, just one of you is happy Obama will allow dirtier air?
: I miss the days when I could stand up for the environment without being chastised by Democrats. #p21 #REALLY
: McCain wins after all! RT @SenJohnMcCain
: President drops EPA rule – many of us strongly agree for the sake of the economy
Corporate profits are at an all time high, but dirtier air will save the economy!
Federal regulation has nothing to do with congress. MT @kasinca
He is allowing more or just giving up trying?
, I’m curious — are you happy that Obama will now allow dirtier air?
Markets in everything, including wackjob conspiracy theories about your work and influence: yfrog.com/kihaqqlj
: One good thing for 0 jobs day: At least we’ve got SuperCongress all set up to cut! cut! cut! by Thanksgiving!
Austerity Powers: International Man of Misery
: Number of Republicans celebrating government job reductions in statements today is surprisingly low
Looking that way. RT @Adenovir
What Boehner wanted was to tank the economy and hurt the president. Did he get 98% of that too?
Boehner got 98% of what GOP wanted in debt talks. April budget deal was GOP victory. Result? Zero jobs.
Notice how job growth has slowed to nothing after House GOP imposed its agenda?
How’s that austerity looking right now?
: Everybody chill out. I got this. And by “this,” I mean “asthma.”
Thanks to everyone for the 500K fans on facebook…the name drawn for the $1000 check to your favorite charity is Patricia Howe of Chicago!
You know what’ll get employers to hire people? A debate over a Balanced Budget Amendment.
More cancer = more screenings = more jobs! RT @jimtankersley
: Obama pulls back proposed ozone standard. Wow.
So we’ve had one more debate about scheduling a jobs speech than we had jobs.
If we don’t look for clarity, we’ll miss the rare opportunities when the path is clear and signs are staring in our face!
Why has Vancouver lost its top ranking as the most liveable city? econ.st/nIdWMC
News Corp shuffles board, Murdoch earns $33 million – Reuters reut.rs/oeRteN
That’s the thing about a weak economy: you’re more vulnerable to “bad luck,” and you notice it more because it’s not being offset by growth.
Most trending: Vancouver loses its crown as the most liveable city in the world to a pretender from Australia econ.st/nCEiAy
The road to Europe: the return of the State, Grazia Ietto Gillies goo.gl/fb/iVWn9
QOTD: “You don’t expect someone who just spent four years in Ivy League schools to be on food stamps.” nyti.ms/qywolu
With 25k more jobless, the official unemployment rate would have been 9.11% on 9/11
So who is the congressman who will stand up and say the supercommittee doesn’t need to focus on jobs? wapo.st/obAGl2
August was a nerve-racking month for the world economy. September and October will be no better econ.st/nYR0E0
Forget next week. Today would be a good day for a major new speech and plan on jobs.
New jobs? Sorry, we don’t have any of those.
The Police, Notting Hill Carnival and the Permanent ‘State of Exception’, Aaron Peters goo.gl/fb/Q72v5
Video: Researchers are using a beam of fake cosmic rays to see how real ones may help seed clouds econ.st/pWa2DS
“I just texted to say, I Love You!” ~ “The Best Date Ever?” -> Social Media and Your Relationship [VIDEO] on.mash.to/oqZ1Lu
One American teacher in China argues that the country’s schools aren’t teaching proper English—or even Chinese econ.st/oNYJ81
Al Arabiya: Turkey expels the Israeli ambassador & suspends all military ties with Israel #Flotilla
Turkey downgrades diplomatic relations w/Israel, suspends all military agreements, doesn’t recognize Gaza blockade, will pursue action in UN
For the first time in decades, Brazil’s Marvellous City looks attractive for business econ.st/n4pkkQ
America’s cities are confronting climate change. They are also saving money econ.st/q6EvS6
In many major international cities, the cost of a hotel room has grown. Moscow remains the most expensive econ.st/p6JPy7
“How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery #quote
What ails the political system is greater than one man, but Yoshihiko Noda can make a start econ.st/oyW50H
Not looking forward to waking up at 530am for the August jobs number. It’s too early in the morning for bad news. #pacifictimeeasternjob
It’s done–a half-million facebook friends and followers! Thank u. The recipient of the $1,000 check for charity will be announced tomorrow.
Reducing the time planes spend at terminals could save airlines up to $100m a year econ.st/reLxZY
Love to shake hands with the paparazzi when I have a bad cold.
Don’t know how she’s supporting herself but getting (unjustly) canned by CNN prolly best thing ever happened to@octavianasr great tweets
Video: Day of Destruction, Decade of War – A military deployed: NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard En… on.msnbc.com/r19wjr
So first hour of#maddowengeldoc out there. Thanks for watching
Greek still crossed at stolen Elgin marbles @FGoria
: Parthenon? RTRS: Dutch fin min says sees possibilities for Greek collateral solution
Jobs preview: 150+ = unexpected progress. 100-150=staying in place. 50-100=losing ground. 0-50=double-dip watch. < 0=double dip prob here.
A new way to speed up passenger boarding of commercial airliners could save time and money econ.st/oYNyDR
To the morons attacking #Chaz
Bono for being on DWTS: we sure wldnt want a transgender person to taint a macho institution like DWTS!
I stalked Roger Ebert, made him mad, and then he changed my life forever. God bless him.
22 yrs ago tonight, the very first screening of my very first film (“Roger & Me”). There’s a funny story about it in “Here Comes Trouble.”
The Economist Editor’s Highlights: View selected articles from this week’s edition via our Facebook page econ.st/czSBcW
George Thomas, Stephen Thomas, Andrew Jackson Three lovely abusive English murderers – ah humans yfrog.com/klqy7dj
on the Billo Cop Scandal making it to Apple Daily Animated Video.
Gonna watch Rachel Maddow’s special on MSNBC in 10 min. I’m told it’s a look at how 9/11 was used by those in power to wreck this country.
Bush and Cheney remind us how we got into this mess – The Washington Post wapo.st/qPsZ0e
Live: AP’s @MattApuzzo
on the NYPD’s secret CIA and “Ancestries Of Interest” to infiltrate.
Another thing Rick perry is right about: 18-year terms for Supreme Court justices: tinyurl.com/3nhdzbu
Live: Economist Jeff Madrick on why POTUS’s jobs idea must be of FDR-scope.
on the timeline of the Jobs Address disaster.
Business this week: The Nook cuts into the Kindle’s dominance and AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile faces an antitrust suit econ.st/pocUUd
ShowPlugLast: And Billo Cop Scandal makes it to Apple Daily Animated Video. @MaysoonZayid
joins me. We will laugh derisively.
ShowPlug6: Worsts: Local AZ GOP’er slams Tucson GOP for raffling off Glock 8 months after Giffords shooting; Steven Seagal kills animals
ShowPlug5: NYPD not only running secret CIA, also lists “Ancestries Of Interest” to infiltrate. AP’s @MattApuzzo
here w/latest scoop
ShowPlug4: Bush’s Brain co-author Jim @MooreThink
joins me on Perry’s HCR problem plus Bachmann bowing out of NH & Romney’s fake populism
E.J. Dionne: Obama’s jobs plan should be “broad and imaginative enough to capture the public’s attention” wapo.st/r1CnOm
ShowPlug3: Perry promises “nothing in my life will embarrass you.”Then his support of International Government Health Insurance is revealed
on the timeline of the disaster; Economist Jeff Madrick of @rooseveltinst
on why POTUS’s jobs idea must be of FDR-scope
ShowPlug1: Scheduling Conflict – the WH rolls over; how GOP sources are saying the fuel to this embarrassing fire was Rush Limbaugh
Graph of the day: starting wages for college grads dropping: huff.to/nq3PC4
The complete transcript from last night’s show is now available: bit.ly/nRMBlI
Politics this week: The rebel opposition tightened its grip on Tripoli and Qaddafi loyalists were given an ultimatum econ.st/nMmLWM
I don’t get #Obama
anymore – he can’t even beat Boener on what day his speech is? He’s a Sphinx to me – by that I mean a giant pussy
A sad day at The Washington Post, with the news that we’re closing all of our local bureaus except Richmond and Annapolis.
AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile is not dead, but it will be hard to revive econ.st/qNjvkc
Lucas Kavner: “The Help” Staying Strong Thanks To Social Media huff.to/naCUzU
A look at the ever-expanding middle class in developing countries. Daily chart September 1st econ.st/qEsYfN
I told the President to hire a boxer to give him advice about moves and timing.
The CUTEST dream “articulator” EVER!! RT @rainnwilson: Can you articulate yo
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