Links for Thursday, December 18, 2008

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  • The Housing Bubble Blog – “Finally reaching out to the consumer the Fed has decided that it is now buying: Old Lotto tickets, checks from closed accounts, unpaid utility bills, cereal box lids, and even monopoly money in exchange for cash at face value minus a ’small haircut’. The fourteen trillion dollar plan will be the last in a series of equally ridiculous plans to get the country’s bogus economy back on track.” (buried deep in the comment section).
  • NASA Image of the Day Gallery: The Journey Home – “Fresh from the STS-126 mission space shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop its modified Boeing 747 carrier aircraft, flew over California’s Mojave Desert on its way back to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Dec. 10, 2008.