“The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.” – F.A. Hayek
Here in Georgia…
– #PANIC: Prefiling for the next legislative session begins on November 15th. It won’t be the same without Bobby Franklin.
– Occupy Atlanta has cost the city $451,000.
– Kyle Wingfield explains why the TSPLOST may be decided long before votes are cast next year.
– Georgia students preformed slightly better in reading and math on national tests, but we’re still lagging compared to other states.
National stories of interest…
– The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the $550,000 fine that was a result of the infamous “wardrobe malfunction” from the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
– According to Gallup, 75% of Americans support withdrawal from Iraq.
– The Federal Reserve revised down unemployment and economic growth estimates for 2011 and 2012.
– At the Economist, Will Wilkinson takes down Paul Krugman on income inequality.
– Before our Democratic friends get excited about Obama’s numbers in the recent Quinnipiac polls, you should probably read this post at the National Journal.
– So much for “shovel ready” projects.