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Half Bakery is full of them. You should definitely get a smile out of many. You could also lose an hour at work surfing through them. Some would definitely make this world a better place.
The Halfbakery is a communal database of original, fictitious inventions, edited by its users. It was created by people who like to speculate, both as a form of satire and as a form of creative expression.
This seems like a simple and very good idea — even the United Nations is behind it: want to keep some trees on the planet? Pay the people who own them, NOT to cut them down. People pay for them to do the opposite, yet the entire world benefits, particularly the developed nations, i.e. big carbon producers.Tweet
Jon Taplin is always thoughtful. And he’s an excellent curator; his front page photo here can’t be beat. I have to say the ideas he proposes here make good sense to me:
- Fannie and Freddie should aggressively go into the market buying mortgages, TODAY.
- The FDIC should raise the guarantee on bank deposits to $250,000 per account, TODAY.
- The Fed should suspend for six months the mark to market accounting rule on mortgage securities or create some other rule that would allow banks to keep frozen mortgage paper segregated on their balance sheets.
- FDIC should force every bank to deliver an audited statement of all of their holdings including Credit Default Swaps withing 30 days. Transparency is the soul of confidence.