Bailout tidbits

In case you missed it, Friday saw a hell of a meeting:

The intense discussions reportedly saw US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson literally down on one knee, begging Ms Pelosi to help push through the bail-out package.

It looks like economists may have had something to do with the plan bein' stalled and all:

Republican Senator Richard Shelby moments ago on CNN explaining why the tentative deal reached earlier today is bunk:

"If 200 of our economists say the plan is flawed we should listen to them."

Here's the statement by the actually 192 economists.

And last but not least, Greg Mankiw's smart friend discovers a free lunch - go no further than point 1.

by datacharmer | Sunday, September 28, 2008
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