Economy: Here is a really neat idea to help small, local, independent businesses. It is one way to Pay It Forward.
Economy: I have written a lot about the employee bonuses at AIG, but a professor at Columbia University looks at the bonus situation as a “missed opportunity“.
Politics: I am sure glad that the US Congress has all of the other problems of the country solved, so that they can devote their time and effort on this one. Especially since they did such a good job on the last sports related one.