Economy Got You Down: The Federal Reserve Has Your Cure

They have a few commercials that are designed to  renew your confidence in the in the economy.  I know I feel better after watching them.  They are a bit subtle;  in fact, you have probably seen them before.  This one is my personal favorite:

This one isn’t bad either.

And for those of you keeping score at home, I ripped almost this entire post off from Tyler Cowen.

My Favorite Political Website is a fun website that allows you to fact check the statements of politicians you hate, so you can riducle your buddies for supporting them.  I guess you could even read up on the truthfullness of your own favorite politicians – if your into that sort of thing.

The 65 mpg Ford That You Can’t Get

Ford’s 2009 Fiesta ECOnetic goes on sale in European Markets in November, but it will be unavailable in the States.  Ford’s reasoning is that Americans will not drive diesel-fueled vehicles because of both high fuel prices (taxes,) and stereotypes (diesel is for tractor-trailers and farmers,) not too mention American’s recent fascination with hybrid vehicles.

Here is the full story via Business Week.