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More stimulus needed now

Here’s a little summer reading for all my ultra conservative friends unwilling to support another round of stimulus spending even if it means the recovery oozes to a halt, more people lose jobs and the universe implodes.

The recovery is fragile and now is not the time to cut off the money. Consumers and businesses — especially small businesses — need help now.

Paul Krugman: Lincoln, McClellan, And Stimulus

Michael Kinsley: Is the Deficit No Big Deal?

Derek Thompson: ‘Nothing Would Spook the Markets More Than For Paul Krugman’s Advice to Be Accepted’

The Curious Capitalist: Do We Need A Second Stimulus?