Readers will have noticed that with our main mission accomplished, we've largely retired from the econ4obama blogging to focus on our professional and family lives. We're still following Obama economic policy obsessively, however. With the stimulus package passed, by far the most important issue is how the administration deals with the banking crisis. On that topic, I read principally Paul Krugman, Yves Smith, and Simon Johnson. Mark Thoma's site is my favorite all-around economics site.
2:00PM Water Cooler 5/25/15 - Today's Water Cooler: TPP, Memorial Day, epidemiology of violence in Baltimore, assorted cases of schadenfreude, our criminal elites.