Linked by David Adams on Fri 29th Jul 2011 03:15 UTC
In the News Apple is now more liquid than the United States government, the Financial Post reports. As the government struggles to resolve the debt ceiling debate, the operating balance in Washington is at US$73.768 billion and falling. Meanwhile, Apple has US$75.876 billion.
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RE[3]: Comment by Jennimc
by David on Fri 29th Jul 2011 18:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Jennimc"
David
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1997-10-01

You should check out this chart, and some of the other reporting that James Fallows has been doing on this very topic:

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2011/07/the-chart-that-...

And this chart:

http://www.nytimes.com/imagepages/2011/07/24/opinion/sunday/24edito...

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RE[4]: Comment by Jennimc
by vitae on Fri 29th Jul 2011 22:53 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Jennimc"
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2006-02-20

Yep. Notice how willing they are to criticize Obama, while never acknowledging that he's had to try and clean up all the wreckage left behind by Bush while simultaneously contending with a Republican Congress which is so eager to see him fail, they'll sink the whole economy.

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