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Credit Cards:

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1893507,00.html

http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816,1897362,00.html

McCain Alternate Economic History:  Why the economy might be much the same had McCain beat Obama.

Obama Stimulus Timing:

http://keithhennessey.com/2009/06/03/will-the-stimulus-come-too-late/

http://www.econbrowser.com/archives/2009/06/good_and_bad_cr.html

McArdle & Co. Critique Warren’s Medical Bankruptcy Study:

Study:  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-06/pfan-imb060309.php

Critiques by McArdle et al:

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/elizabeth_warren_and_the_terri.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/why_warrens_new_bankruptcy_stu.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/readers_respond_on_medical_ban.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/readers_respond_on_medical_ban.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/readers_respond_on_medical_ban_1.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/readers_respond_on_medical_ban_2.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/readers_respond_on_medical_ban_3.php

http://meganmcardle.theatlantic.com/archives/2009/06/readers_respond_on_medical_ban_4.php

Phosphorous & Agriculture: Recall that there’s a difference between running out of phosphorous, & running out of _cheap_ phosphorous.  Note also the exported half of our agricultural production is (effectively) optional, insofar as it’s unnecessary for supplying American food needs.  See also Peak Oil Debunked, as well as USGS Mineral Commodity Summary for phosphate rock.

Bare Branches & Polygamy Redux:

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml#597385

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml#597399

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml#597463

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml#597470

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml#597580

http://volokh.com/posts/1244165240.shtml#598234

Income Growth, Deleveraging, & Consumption Stabilization

UK Austerity

Second Amendment Incorporation

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