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Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

On this week's NBC special about the killing of Osama bin Laden, Brian Williams repeatedly held up the famous photo of administration members watching the raid and asked those in the photo, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" This week also brought the latest job numbers, which revealed the lowest percentage of adults working or looking for work in 30 years. Maybe Williams should tape a follow-up special where he holds up a copy of the jobs report and asks administration members, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" Contrasting the White House's relentless focus on the bin Laden operation with its lack of relentless focus on the economy is enough to make one want to scream. Hmm, maybe Edvard Munch could paint it and we could raise $120 million to help the unemployed.

End of Year Reflections

Ed Koch | Posted 02.27.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

Let us hope that in 2012, our economy continues to rebound and that we are not dragged down by the economic crisis in Europe.