Marketplace for Friday, February 21, 2014
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It seems the fever over U.S. debt has broken, if President Obama’s budget blueprint is any indication. Public opinion polls show it’s no longer a top issue, the economy is improving, and advocacy groups dedicated to solving the long-term deficit have petered out. But that doesn’t mean the fight over debt is gone. It’s just hibernating. Next, producers of “Anchorman 2” are releasing a new movie, “Anchorman 2 and a half,” which is the original “Anchorman 2” with all new jokes, taken from the outtakes. 700 jokes.
Posted In: Treasury bill
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Kai talks with Catherine Rampell of the Washington Post and Felix Salmon of Reuters
Posted In: tooth fairy, MASH, M*A*S*H
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