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Twitterstorm delong: November 29, 2011

  • rortybomb Mike Konczal "Somebody owns that equity value right now. It's not the government." @Delong on Fed lending. 2 hours ago

  • PaulHRosenberg Paul Rosenberg MT @delong The U.C. Berkeley Faculty... ...condemns the over-reaction of police... 2 hours ago

  • Joe Weisenthal: The Rosetta Stone of the Sovereign Debt Crisis 4 hours ago

  • JustinWolfers Justin Wolfers What Do We Know About the Effects of Fiscal Policy? Christy Romer provides a very readable summary. Dig in. HT @delong 20 hours ago

  • @umairh @delong Come on guys, I'm unemployed and I'm living the life of my dreams! Don't got no cash, No girl, No problems. 21 hours ago

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong Juliet Eilperin: World on track for nearly 11-degree temperature rise, energy expert says - 5 minutes ago

  • DougHenwood Doug Henwood @ @alanbeattie Are the ECB and the German elite living on Planet Earth, or is there some rationality to their behavior we can't see? 42 minutes ago Retweeted by delong

  • alanbeattie Alan Beattie Regling: don't need a lot of EFSF leverage over next days and weeks. How long does he think Italy and Spain are going to last? 51 minutes ago Retweeted by delong

  • tanehisi Ta-Nehisi Coates Done with race and IQ. Actually stooping to defend the intellect of black people is a personal low. #badlook #neveragain 38 minutes ago Retweeted by delong

  • AdamSerwer AdamSerwer If you're not opposed to indefinite military detention of citizens, how can you claim with a straight face to support "limited government?". Constitution was written to limit arbitrary power. What could be MORE arbitrary than indefinite imprisonment on suspicion of a crime? Besides just offing people based on a conclusion reached by a secret unaccountable panel of course! 14 minutes ago Retweeted by delong

  • econjared Jared Bernstein Paul Krugman on why higher taxation on those at the top of the income scale must be part of any sustainable budget plan 5 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • econjared Jared Bernstein Two important questions (and answers) about income inequality and economic growth via Piketty and Saez 6 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • ThePlumLineGS Greg Sargent Whoa. Top financial firm says failure to extend payroll tax cut would lead to 1.5% drop in growth forecast: 6 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • drgrist David Roberts 100 Twitter points to the one who combines pizza, Baptist ministry, infidelity & sexual harassment into the ultimate Herman Cain joke. 21 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • digby56 digby It doesn't matter if they're certifiably nuts as long as they aren't hippies 19 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • calculatedrisk Bill McBride NY Times: "Crisis in Europe Tightens Credit Across the Globe" 19 hours ago Retweeted by delong