On one hand, it was a pretty modest bill, won't make a massive long term difference, and didn't touch the spending side of the picture at all.
On the other, I was just reading a Barclays piece on the municipal bond market, which noted that while spending is still high relative to historical...
Starbucks makes political push on fiscal cliff - Dec. 26, 2012
I'm sure a bunch of kids in skinny jeans calling themselves "baristas" scribbling notes on coffee cups will sway them all to work together. :agreed:
More info here:
Joe Satriani, Steve Vai & Friends - Benefit For Cliff II (Jul 10, 2011)
The guitars donated:
JOE SATRIANI'S IBANEZ JS1000 SERIAL NUMBER WITH CUSTOM ARTWORK DONE BY JOE
(A word from Joe)
It's a standard JS1000, with a fender volume knob, and foamed pickup rings
So, apparently in the bass world, there was a big controversy in the past few weeks when a bunch of online arguments broke out as to whether or not EBMM "should" launch a 19mm spaced Stingray. (Current Stingrays are 17.5mm string spacing at the bridge for the 5ers)
A bunch of people said, "Oh...