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Daily Archives: January 21st, 2010

Say goodnight

What with health care reform failing, banking regulatory reform a joke, 10% unemployment, climate change unchecked, everyone getting fat on government-subsidized corn products, and two messy wars still ongoing, you’d think things couldn’t get much worse for the ol’ U.S. of A. You would be wrong. The Supreme Court just overturned a century of precedent […]

You’re welcome

Goldman Sachs 2009 earnings: $13.4 billion. Government funds received by Goldman Sachs via the AIG bailout: $13 billion. Think about that.

Cuttler on health care

I posted this video earlier, but I think it’s worth posting again in light of the Masshole vote. It’s an interview with a Harvard health care economist on why we really, really need health care reform.

Rule Number One of tech journalism: Always find the iPhone angle.

Up in the Air

Up in the Air is the Benjamin Button of this Oscar season. That is, it sucks – hard – but for some reason everyone loves it and it will win all sorts of awards. Basically, it’s a buddy movie, which prejudiced me against it from the get-go. I hate buddy movies almost as much as […]