Monday, February 9, 2009

Short Takes

Public and Private — The stimulus plan will rely on private investing, too.

The Sausage Factory — Congressional aides are planning the next stage of passing the bill in conference.

Just Saying No — The GOP is betting that being intransigent obstructionists is their way back to winning an election. How about running the country?

What Rachel Said — Rachel Maddow on the GOP’s objections to the stimulus: “It matters when you’re wrong. A whopping proportion of the Republican rhetoric about stimulus is wrong…. It’s just wrong. The time is now to take the radical step, as Americans — as civic-minded Americans concerned about our future — it’s time to take the radical step of privileging correct information over incorrect information….”

Israeli Elections — A right-winger is moving up in the polls.

The Grammys — Didn’t watch.