Monthly Archives: June 2009

Now I've read everything…

Explain how this makes any sense: seeing it as a sign of top talent, w/ unemployment at long term highs employers are favoring…people that already have jobs. I can’t even imagine the boss in the Dilbert comics doing this.  That’s … Continue reading

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Tick, tock…

Last year I read something along the lines of this.  Some of the speculation was wrong: -A “tight money” policy has not been embraced, actually the opposite. -The Fed has MORE power now.  In fact, so much so that H.R. … Continue reading

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Big beer calls for big beats

In case anyone is wondering what I’m doing at the moment, I’m enjoying some vintage Dillinja (“Jah Know Ya Big” is playing right now) at the moment with a brew. Hope you’re enjoying yourselves.  I am. BTW: trust me, that … Continue reading

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Common sense & its discontents

Keynes: “In the long run, we are all dead” Average person: “…and I’d like the cause of death to not be starvation”: Households pushed their savings rate to the highest level in more than 15 years in May as a … Continue reading

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Creative Vocabulary We Can Believe In

Noticed this story about a inter-bureaucracy gang fight re: the southern border: A proposal to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to counter drug trafficking has triggered a bureaucratic standoff between the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading

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Apparently I was wrong…

A couple months back, I insinuated that Antonin Scalia was “objectively pro-molestation” due to his line of questioning in a case before the Court.  Today, a correction.  Even Scalia has limits: A public school violated the privacy rights of a … Continue reading

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I am not of this world…

Y’know how when you go to a mall food court, over each stand there’s the list of prices?  Earlier today, I was sitting down to some chinese food and watched three people in a row walk up to one that … Continue reading

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