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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Great Recession Roundup — January 28, 2009

Items of Interst:

Wall Street Journal:
A 40-Year Wish List — You won't believe what's in that stimulus bill. — “Never let a serious crisis go to waste. What I mean by that is it's an opportunity to do things you couldn't do before.” — So said White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel in November, and Democrats in Congress are certainly taking his advice to heart...

David Sirota / Open Left:
There's something happening here — I think it's time we stop, children, what's that sound — Almost exactly a year ago, I wrote an article for In These Times predicting that congressional progressives would be emboldened to assert themselves in an unprecedented way under an Obama administration …
Bob Fertik / Democrats.com: How Can Progressives Influence Obama?
Brian Faughnan / BrianFaughnan's blog: Liberals Cheer As Congress Pulls Obama Left
The Politico:
The case for doing nothing — Most of Washington has reached quick consensus: Government must do something big to shock the economy, and it should cost between $800 billion and $900 billion. — But dissident economists and investment professionals offer a much different take: Most of Washington is dead wrong...
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
The Politico: Go big or go home — The $825 billion economic stimulus bill …
Dan Gerstein / Forbes:
The Stimulus Fight You Should Be Watching
David Stout / New York Times:
Obama Says Not a ‘Moment to Spare’ on Stimulus Plan
Booman Tribune:
No Lobbyists?

NY Times:
Geithner Sets Limits on Lobbying for Bailout Money -- The new Treasury secretary, Timothy F. Geithner, announced on Tuesday that he would crack down on lobbying to influence the $700 billion financial bailout program by companies that are receiving billions in taxpayer money...

Wall Street Journal:
Geithner's New Chief of Staff is Former Bank Lobbyist -- The new chief of staff to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was a top lobbyist for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. until last year, and will have to recuse himself from some government duties under new White House ethics rules...
David Goldman / Inner Workings:
Banks back from the dead as nationalization and cramdown start …
Eric Etheridge / The Opinionator: The Bad Bank Rally
David Cho / Washington Post: Treasury Weighs Hard Choices To Save Banks

Calculated Risk

MishTalk - Mike Shedlock

Paul Krugman - NY Times

The Big Picture - Barry Ritholtz

naked capitalism - Yves Smith

Pragmatic Capitalism

Washington's Blog

Safe Haven

Paper Economy

The Daily Reckoning - Australia