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AMERICAblog – British says Bush’s ‘torture saved lives in UK’ is nonsense

From AMERICAblog:

British says Bush’s ‘torture saved lives in UK’ is nonsense

by Chris in Paris on 11/10/2010 03:30:00 AM
Much like other ridiculous claims that Bush has made, this one also appears to be fiction. Add it to WMD and 9/11 was linked to Saddam stories that were garbage. Bush and his crowd are serial liars, but we knew that already.

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Morgan Stanley wealth manager avoids hit-and-run charges

by Chris in Paris on 11/09/2010 12:34:00 PM
This makes me sick to my stomach. It’s a mystery why so many people think this crowd is so valuable to society, because they are consistently a disgrace. Why is Wall Street so often above the law?

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The reason for using Core Inflation for inflation analysis

by Gaius Publius on 11/09/2010 02:50:00 PM
While we’re all counting down the hours until Olbermann returns, I thought I’d answer a question that keeps coming up. Why use Core Inflation (inflation less food and energy) when talking about inflation? Why not use “real” inflation?

After all, aren’t energy and food both critical to how we live? And in the case of energy, isn’t that price so important that we really need to be watching it?

Well, here’s the answer, courtesy of the Professor. It turns out the “which chart to watch” problem isn’t one of logic, but of smoothing the graph. By way of illustration, Krugman presents this chart:

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