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Twitterstorm delong: December 19, 2011

  • emptywheel emptywheel @ @ThePlumLineGS Gotta have something to do. We probably won't be at the "examine Paul's racism" phase until he actually wins IA. 9 minutes ago Retweeted by delong

  • jayrosen_nyu Jay Rosen Regarding Christopher: @kathapollit on Hitchens is a superb use of your time. http://jr.ly/wekg 3 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • jbarro Josh Barro NPR, 1945: "To some, he was a genocidal maniac bent on world domination. But others note Hitler unified a fractious continent under 1 flag." 4 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • jbarro Josh Barro Via @jdhenchman, here's NPR's ridiculously friendly obit for Kim Jong-Il http://n.pr/umj29B 4 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • ddiamond Dan Diamond HHS just announced its 32 Pioneer #ACOs - list and link to @TheAdvisoryBd FAQ on Pioneers here: http://advbd.co/vbNLoE 4 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • jbarro Josh Barro Am kind of surprised that Christopher Hitchens didn't write a brutal takedown of himself to be published posthumously. 4 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong James Hamilton on Shadowstats' and Niall Ferguson's Claim That "True" Inflation is More than 10% per Year http://bit.ly/vlmrut 5 hours ago

  • brianbeutler Brian Beutler @ @ezraklein like all conservative jokes, humor isn't in the punch line. It's in imagining a cartoon liberal get angry about the joke itself. 6 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • ModeledBehavior Modeled Behavior Wow, so here is Niall Ferguson falling for the "if we used old-timey inflation it'd be 10%!" b.s. http://thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/… 8 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • MarlowNYC Marlow Stern Craziest claims made about Kim Jong-il. Ex: "State textbooks claim Jong-il does not produce urine or feces" thebea.st/tNzq3e #KimJong 12 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • mattyglesias mattyglesias True fact. Until I visited Finland, I thought reindeer were fake just like santa and elves. (h/t @kari_mokko). 9 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong Václav Havel on Kim Jong-il http://zite.to/vKhTca via @zite 16 hours ago

  • TPCarney Timothy P Carney Kim Jong-Il said he got 11 holes in one the first time he played golf. 19 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong Remembering Vaclav Havel http://zite.to/tzA4hT via @zitel # 20 hours ago

  • joshtpm Josh Marshall Also ironic Newt crushed by onslaught of unrebutted attack ads, 'victim' of style of politics he did so much to create 20 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • matociquala Elizabeth Bear The Jabba's palace sequence really is interminable. and I cannot approve the wholesale slaughter of muppets. 21 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong Rep. Barney Frank Makes A Compelling Case For The Liberal Vision Of Big Government http://zite.to/vNxIAz via @zite 22 hours ago

  • TheStalwart Joseph Weisenthal Ha RT @_TPR: Fin. bloggers continue to forget where they come from once they get the CNBC facetime. @TheStalwart is only who remains true 23 hours ago Retweeted by delong

  • went1955 Robert Went Ireland demands debt reduction in exchange for participation in treaty changes – Irish Times – http://bit.ly/ubZBSF (via @boomerangomics) 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • EconOfContempt EconOfContempt Draghi: "this crisis...started from budgets that had got completely out of control" http://on.ft.com/uCjZQK Ugh. Dooming himself to failure. 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • katelinnea Kate Linnea Welsh The most confusing part of #TinkerTailorSoldierSpy is understanding why on earth anyone would cheat on George Smiley. 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • jayrosen_nyu Jay Rosen David Gregory interviewing Michelle Bachmann is like a tin of freeze dried coffee trying to program your VCR. 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • altmandaniel Daniel Altman Half the Twittersphere is using the death of #Havel as a conveyance for its own self-important and grandiose pontificating. (Whoops.) 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • ggreenwald Glenn Greenwald Read Al Franken on voting NO on NDAA: "inconsistent with the liberties and freedoms that are at the core of the system" http://is.gd/WIRaBC 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • dsquareddigest Dan Davies The phrase running through my mind at present is "Why Christopher Hitchens' Death Means We Must Support My Politics" 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • TheStalwart Joseph Weisenthal Housing, unemployment, consumer credit, foreclosures, etc. all worse today than they were two years ago. 18 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong @ @radleybalko @jstrevino How about "Radley Balko is a national treasure"? #truth #soulwisethesearetryingtimesdepartmen 18 Dec

  • delong J. Bradford DeLong Peter Temin: Financial Intermediation in the Early Roman Empire http://histecon.magd.cam.ac.uk/docs/temin.pdf 18 Dec

  • drgrist David Roberts I swear, about 95% of today's GOP politics is explained by @JoshTPM's 2004 "bitch-slap theory." http://is.gd/IKsMZN 17 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • jbarro Josh Barro Looking forward to attack ad w/ Newt's “I only chose to work with those whose values I shared" quote followed by Pelosi love-seat photo. 17 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • drgrist David Roberts Des Moines Register endorses Romney: http://is.gd/RE8eAJ They like his MA healthcare plan, which is "strikingly similar to 'Obamacare'." 17 Dec Retweeted by delong

  • wilshipley Wil Shipley The best part about that video is the banana IS the product of intelligent design: ours. We domesticated it up to 8,000 years ago. 17 Dec

  • petertkane Peter Kane Recommended from @delong - The 70% Solution: Taxing the Rich Department http://bit.ly/vyU47o 2 minutes ago Favorite Retweet Reply

  • Prof_BearB Bear Braumoeller Certified 100% awesome RT @delong: Supervillain or Newt | Celebrating our next president's best ideas supervillainornewt.com 3 hours ago

  • jneeley78 Josiah Neeley @ @delong @ModeledBehavior Worth noting that Shadowstats doesn't even attempt to recalculate old-timey inflation. Just adds 7-8% to the CPI. 5 hours ago

  • Omorka Jennifer Ramon Apples to pomegranates, but still interesting // RT @delong Income inequality in the Roman Empire http://zite.to/uezjPI via @zite 15 hours ago

  • @delong: Rep. Barney Frank Makes A Compelling Case For The Liberal Vision Of Big Government http://zite.to/vNxIAz via @zite” /cc: @jmoore 19 hours ago

  • robertwaldmann @ @delong Wikipedia unclear. Island dwarf elephants +giant tortoises. best rule = breadbox rule (if it's bigger than a breadbox it shrinks). 20 hours ago

  • EdBoilermaker13 Ed H @ @EconOfContempt @delong It's like Draghi has no economics training at all. Maybe he's a US Republican. 22 hours ago

  • jstrevino Joshua Treviño The Huffington Post, where the national treasures write. RT @delong: @radleybalko How about "Radley Balko is a national treasure"? 18 Dec

  • dolanecon Ed Dolan @ @delong PK is right Even more amazing is that inflation fears live when latest BLS data show deflation bigger threat tiny.cc/0bf8w 18 Dec

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