Another example of how the GOP must be careful to not look anti-Hispanic.
Galbraith opines on Fed as super-regulator and other good stuff like whether the FMC voting arrangement is constitutional
Warning: don’t view images while eating.
Jerry Seib shows how the GOP will try to score points But, I think his is a risky strategy given the upcoming election for governor in Texas and the large Hispanic population there.
The inflation should reverse itself out in July on drop in oil.
First monthly rise since August 2008
This runs counter to what is being said for the UK. More similar to Spain.
"A new study of the cognitive processes involved with honesty suggests that truthfulness depends more on absence of temptation than active resistance to temptation."
Autistic children may focus on sensations over visuals.
VAR measure is now higher
"Travel agents aren’t the only ones luring Americans abroad with big discounts this year. The overseas surgery industry, once a slightly scary medical niche, has taken off to a remarkable degree, its rise fueled by the continued rise in U.S. health care costs and by an economy that is creating an army of underinsured Americans looking for bargains."
I say yes. Here Black talks about what the stress tests missed.
Some innovative thinking on finance and housing. Hat tip Mark Thoma.
House and mortgage as ball & chain.
Buchanan has it right when he says: "Republicans have been given fair warning. Should GOP senators treat Sonia Sotomayor as contemptuously as Democrats treated Robert Bork, Clarence Thomas and Sam Alito, they should expect Hispanic hostility for a generation." The rest of what he says is partisan and conservative, but interesting to read.