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More jobs than we originally thought

This is unexpected good news. Oh, wait. There is a group of Americans who can’t stand any good economic news. This will be seen by Fox News as evidence that the Obama administration is playing with the numbers. Whatever. As far as I know, when the numbers are bad conservatives are plenty happy with the BLS. It is only when the numbers start to look better that they have a problem. From TP: New data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the private-sector added 450,000 more jobs as of March 2012 than previously thought. This means that the economy has

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Wall Street Reform

I thought that this post hit the nail on the head. From Political Animal: It wasn’t easy, and it took a little longer than expected, but one of the pillars of the Democratic agenda — a sweeping Wall Street reform bill — cleared Congress today, and is poised to become law. The Senate voted, 60 to 39, to approve an overhaul of the financial regulatory system on Thursday, heralding the end of more than a generation in which the prevailing posture of Washington toward the financial industry was largely one of hands-off admiration. “We all know Wall Street isn’t going to reform

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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