Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bill Cosby is “83 and tired”

Dan Powell forwarded an email to me and 37 others quoting a passage written by Bill Cosby that begins “I am 83 and tired . . . ,” and then goes on to list the standard string of right-wing, conservative … Continue reading

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Category Update

I recently updated the categories found on the bottom of each posting and at the bottom of the right column (keep scrolling down!). You probably never noticed them and I never used them myself. But there they were on every … Continue reading

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Going Sockless: One of Life’s Puzzles

Every once in a while, a high-fashion/high-society slick magazine section appears with my Wall Street Journal, which is about as close to high-fashion/high-society as I will ever get. It is filled with ads showing the male models we are all … Continue reading

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Economic Inequality

“Forces of Divergence” by John Cassidy. The New Yorker, 3/31/2014 Thomas Piketty is all over the media lately. He is a French economist who¬† last year published a book “Capital in the Twenty-first Century” dealing with the ballooning world-wide economic … Continue reading

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Buick Commercial

I love the new Buick TV commercial where a little old grandma steals the show. The theme of the commercial is that the new Buick has changed so much no one recognizes it. I am a bit puzzled why a … Continue reading

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