Monthly Archives: September 2008
I just like that headline and wanted to write it down while it’s still in my front-of-mind. Feel free to re-use it.
The #4 item on Twitter (behind Bailout, McCain and iPhone) is Selamat Hari Raya. #5 is #atlgas, for gas in Atlanta.
Got an email from my sister Jan the other day. She’s a Navy veteran who knew McCain, along with other notables. She’s also quite astute about politics, and follows it more closely than I do. I asked her if it’s … Continue reading
Shel Israel: I think that www.whitehouse.gov should just show the Fail Whale from now through the next inauguration.
The bailout was shot down in the house. Redraw your own conclusions. Mine is that it’s a Bad Thing.
Eric Norlin points (via Howard Linzon) to this piece by Andy Kessler. Eric’s summary: Smile. Think abundance, not scarcity. Get optimistic. I’m an born optimist, so this has an appeal.
Great remembrance of Paul Newman by Manohla Dargis in the NY Times. (I’d like to beg forgiveness for the annoying login required by the Times, but I won’t. It’s just plain wrong for the Times to retain that friction after … Continue reading
In his comment here, Mike Warot encourages me — and the rest of us — to watch this video by Karl Denninger, whose blog is here. I did. It’s good. But I’m not sure Denninger is right. Or all-right, let’s … Continue reading
Stephen Lewis latest, New York Women: Self-Vetting, My Aunt Estelle, and Haikus for Sale, visits the locus and origins of his firmly grounded sensibilities — for example, our distinctly New York senses of humor and our mutual stubbornly-held convictions that … Continue reading