Yves Smith: Propaganda or “Uncertainty”?

­We keep being told that uncertainty is the reason businesses aren't hiring. But Yves Smith explains why that excuse is not only destructive, but "propaganda that needs to be laughed out of the room." Then, Rick Perry says the Fed printing more money may be treasonous; Michelle Bachmann doesn't think gay families count as families. Are the Republican presidential candidates more extreme than ever before? Also, according to a recent study, the ability to instantly Google is changing what we choose to remember. And then, don’t miss our Happy Hour.