Other things that cracked me up this morning

The title on this column by Rosa Brooks.

Good news on Bush’s watch?
How should we react to recent signs of hope from Iraq, Pakistan and the Israel-Palestinian talks?

Oh my…..how should we react?? How should we react?? Tell us. gag.

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Then here’s a story about the credit crunch and how bad that’s going to be.
“As lenders tighten the flow of credit, growth at risk”.

I am no economist, but I would have assumed that this would happen based on previous stories like this one called
“Mortgage Lenders Come Under Congress home Loan Scanner”.

Banks are in trouble for giving too easy of loans on folks who according to conventional wisdom were bound to not be able to keep up payments (in spite of the fact that millions ARE keeping up on payment even though they got one of those easy loans). So now, banks should continue to give easy loans in order not to risk growth?

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