October, 2011

You Must Remember This+

Couldn’t resist commenting on Hershey’s new “aerated chocolate.”…

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We’re Here, We’re Not Rich, Get Used to It!+

Occupy Wall Street has occupied a lot of media-hype time the last few days. As a confirmed…

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Krugman Explains: Why I’m Not In Zuccotti Park+

Professor Krugman, answering critics who have criticized him for not making a personal…

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European Parents’ “Worst Nightmare:” Toy Balloons+

  Forget the Europe’s debt crisis and tottering banks:  The European…

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Should Five Percent Appear Too Small…+

I’ve been hearing a lot of misinformed squabbling over taxes lately. One problem…

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Billionaires Stole Their Wealth, Part 39+

“I didn’t have a dorm room, so I slept on the floor in friends’ rooms, I returned…

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Off Topic+

What would you give to trade places with her for five minutes?…

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Gray Ladies+

My esteemed colleague Nemo Paradise effectively slams yesterday’s New York…

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Flights of angels, Mr. Jobs+

Long after we are all forgotten — George Bush,  Barack Obama, Osama bin Laden,…

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Mr. Perry, Blow Up This Rock!+

The New York Times is mightily exercised with Rick Perry and his father’s hunting…

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Train Strain+

In the New York City area, it just got more expensive to drive—yet again. Tolls on the…

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Bias, Beetles, and Guns+

Does the mainstream media show a liberal bias? I’ll leave aside the question…

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Drill First, Ask Questions Later+

It’s claimed that the controversial drilling technique known as hydraulic…

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