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Jon Talton

Analysis and commentary on economic news, trends and issues, with an emphasis on Seattle and the Northwest.

April 17, 2009 at 12:00 PM

NEW: Weekly Econ Haiku vote and write your own


What’s your favorite Econ Haiku from this week?
( online surveys)

Yeah, yeah, the GDP price deflator for Bolivia can be dull. That’s why I do the daily Econ Haiku. Anybody could probably do better. So vote on this week’s haikus, and, if you wish, write your own in the comments section.

Let me head off the wags with…

Talton’s no poet

He’s a hack, his blog shows it

But, hey, I’ll still vote

This week’s contestants:


Ironic, to balk

At lesbian books when your

Name is Amazon


Tax day tea party

Brews anger against those rates

Bush’s, not Barack’s


The plan to name names

Adds a new kind of stress test

For the CEOs


JP Morgan Chase

Has the scratch to repay TARP

Give us back WaMu


Mickey D’s grinds up

Starbucks for the analysts

Want to super-size?

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