For those who still think government can do nothing right, tell me how you could possibly disapprove of this: The Library of Congress just released a trove of over 10,000 historic recordings from about a hundred years ago, all available for free at anyone's desktop computer. Click a few buttons and you can listen to a speech by Teddy Roosevelt:
Or you can find a lot of classical and popular music and plenty of other stuff. Check it out here: http://www.loc.gov/jukebox/
In other news, General Motors, after being rescued by the government in 2009, announced yesterday that it is investing $2 billion in plant upgrades, expected to create or retain about 4000 jobs.