Monthly Archives: September 2011

See No Evil

He may have left his heart in San Francisco, but that eighty-five-year-old crooner, famous for that song, seems to have left his brain there too. That would be Tony Bennett – out promoting his newest smash-hit album and simply forgetting … Continue reading

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The Occupation and the Revolution

It was only a friendly meeting in early April 2009: When President Obama welcomed the chief executives from thirteen of the nation’s biggest banks to the White House last Friday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs billed it as a … Continue reading

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The Man from New Jersey

Perhaps something should be said about the amazingly spherical Governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie. As the Republicans try to choose who they’ll have run against Obama in 2012 there have been problems. And Christie may be the solution, as … Continue reading

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The Put-Up-or-Shut-Up Gambit

It was a small item everyone missed because the big news of the day was about the government shutdown being averted for the third time this year, by sheer dumb luck. Ah, FEMA had enough money for the week, which … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Awful Monday

Everybody hates Mondays, but now and then one of them turns out to be not that bad. Monday, September 26 – after one of the most dismal weeks in the history of the stock market, the Dow rises slowly during … Continue reading

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Read All About It

Well, just look at the chart – this Great Recession, as many call it, is far worse than all modern American downturns. And this one’s different – the result of a financial industry collapse, not that it matters much when you’ve … Continue reading

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Dealing Out Death These Days

Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot … Continue reading

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