My pal Jerry Rubin, the genius behind Managing Your Money, came and rescued me from computer hell. While here, he suggested I at least occasionally write something about personal finance.
But what, after all these years, do I really know about personal finance?
So I’m handing the mike to my other genius pal, Less Antman, […]
“If you don’t want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don’t.” — Jimmy Carter
“I can tell you that over a period of four years, by virtue of the policies that we’d put in place, we’d get the unemployment rate down […]
Sorry for the radio silence. My Lenovo seems to have short-circuited somehow. Will eventually sort it out. Maybe even soon.
In the meantime, have you seen Bridge of Spies, as suggested? Really good, no?
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Oh! And if you like a challenge, here’s one: Facebook told me that […]
Run, don’t walk, to Bridge of Spies. SO good!
Yesterday, I offered amazing dance clips and asked . . . does it get any better than this?
John Carroll: “Yes, it does. Start with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers which featured New York City Ballet’s Jacques d’Amboise, and Matt Mattox (not that well known, but an […]
When you get another 13 minutes, here are the ten best dance-movie dance scenes of all time.
Does it get better than […]
Where even to start — some of these 29 are really interesting. From the end-point of the Great Wall of China (swim around that) to an eye-widening close-up of the human tongue. And what pugs looked like before a century of selective breeding. And octopus eggs!
Dean Poneman: “TIAA-CREF is one of the […]
From a speech by FBI Director James B. Comey at the University of Chicago Law School, Oct. 23 (thanks, Mel):
Part of being clear-eyed about reality requires all of us to stare—and stare hard—at what is happening in this country this year. And to ask ourselves what’s going on.
Because something deeply disturbing is happening all […]
By the time you read this, the Republicans will have again showcased their leaders in the race to run the country and the world.
Here are five ways Republicans win:
By having the better candidates or the better policies — although in my view, the former is unusual and the latter, rare . . .
Not even your annuity salesman!
I know it comes as a shock (well, maybe not so much if you’ve read my book) — I mean, he’s so nice! and you went to college with his sister! — but now comes a report quarterbacked by Senator Elizabeth Warren . . . “Villas, Castles, and Vacations: […]
Today is Monday already? How did THAT happen! OK . . . so this is for what’s left of it but also for Tuesday because (a) there’s enough here for both and (b) I’m a rebel.
Showtime (free trial!) premiered “Compared To What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank” Friday.
The Boston Globe titled its […]