Sat Jan 24th, 2009 at 03:04:29 PM EST
I think that
there there are a very few so-called political junkies and pundits, versed in the revolutionary ethos of the New Dealers --the recovered memory of-- who will appreciate what transpired to day. In one five-hour period. You had to click to be there at the birth of Recovery.gov, a model of the new technology where a new politics of transparency and commerce converge.
Obama Promotes Energy, Health Insurance in Stimulus (Update2) | Bloomberg | Last Updated: January 24, 2009 11:39 EST
By Kim Chipman and Julianna Goldman
Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama, seeking to sell his stimulus package to the public, promoted plans to build up clean-energy industries, expand health-insurance coverage and boost security at U.S. ports as part of the broader effort to pull the economy out of a yearlong recession.
"If we do not act boldly and swiftly, a bad situation could become dramatically worse," Obama said today in his first weekly radio and video address as president.
The administration released a report today outlining some of Obama's priorities for the two-year recovery package. They include loan guarantees for renewable-energy investors, providing health insurance coverage to almost 8.5 million people who've lost jobs and enhancing security at 90 ports.
The president is trying to keep up momentum for his plan to boost the economy so that he can sign legislation by mid- February. House Democrats already have begun work on an $825 billion package of spending and tax cuts, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said she will bring the package to the House by Jan. 28. The Senate released portions of its proposal yesterday. ...
Mmm hmm. This is
the story the latest version of the story I captured 'round 10:00 a.m. EST after I clicked through the recovery.com embedded link. Turns out that the domain recovery.com was available for sale. The URL is "parked" at godaddy.com servers with the godaddy registrar. godaddy is a GOOG joint. Domain registration at godaddy.com does not necessarily mean that the domain content is "parked" in godaddy.com servers. And, yes, the collosal irony of GOOG automated AdWords placement which associates ITC hegemon (telecom, cable, ISP incumbents) to the "twin peaks" (Blueprint for a Modernized Financial Regulatory Structure) of fiscal policy and infrastucture "reinvestment" did not escape me. After all I've been following health information technology (HIT) and USDA so-called broadband venture capital for a couple years.
"Oops" 24 Jan 2009
A few hours later I said to myself, "Self, you ought to put these images in an open thread. It's good for a few laughs." So I returned to Bloomberg.com to collect the article URL and, lo, I find Update 1, version 2, wherein I noticed emendment recovery.gov. The dooda who hold recovery.com, recovery.org, and recovery.us, are on the verge of a wealth "breakthrough."
"Naked Launch" 24 Jan 2009