Hot Links: Enjoy My Tax Dollars

Stuff I’m Reading… A quick note on the fate of the mega rich and the American Dream.  (JoeFahmy) Did the 00’s Suck?  (Rortybomb) Bess Levin outs herself in The New York Observer.  Not just wickedly clever and cool, but adorable as well.  (NYObserver) The hedge fund community distances itself from SAC, feverishly combing through phone…

Treasury Department Takes a Victory Lap

I got this little nugget from Big Brother The Office of Public Affairs in my inbox just now… U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  December 23, 2009 CONTACT: Treasury Public Affairs (202) 622-2960 TREASURY RECEIVES $45 BILLION IN REPAYMENTS FROM WELLS FARGO AND CITIGROUP TARP Repayments Now Total $164 Billion WASHINGTON…