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Continuing his fierce criticism of Vladimir Putin's job performance as Russian president, economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes today that the economic crisis confronting Russia illustrates the perils of a warmongering foreign policy -- perils, Krugman argues, that the disastrous Iraq War should have made abundantly clear."You can’t treat a modern society the way ancient Rome treated a conquered province without destroying the very wealth you’re trying to seize," Krugman explains.
It's a hell of a time to put the show on hiatus for the week, but maybe it's for the best. There wouldn't likely be anything we could do from where we sit to settle tensions down, and while there's plenty to talk about outside of events in New York, it'd be hard to pretend it wasn't a preoccupation.
So instead, we'll lean on our favorite trick for holiday breaks: time travel.
A specter is haunting the NBA -- the specter of socialism. The league already has in place a redistributive model, with wealthy teams paying taxes to help bankroll small-market franchises. But recently, Michele Roberts, the new Players’ Association executive director, issued a bold opening salvo in her early tenure, speaking in terms that can only be described as Marxist and asserting the singular value of the players.
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE…
For the Win
Mallory Ortberg imagines Ayn Rand reviews of children's movies in The New Yorker:
“The Little Mermaid”
A young woman achieves all of her goals. She finds an object of value—in this case, a broad-chested brunet man—and sacrifices as much as she believes necessary (the ocean, talking, etc.) in order to acquire him.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - When Republicans take full control of Congress on Jan. 6, they will face decisions on major changes at the Congressional Budget Office, including possibly naming a new head and changing the rules used to assess the cost of legislation. Conservative groups have been calling for the replacement of CBO Director Doug Elmendorf, who was appointed by Democrats in 2009 and whose term expires next month.