You see what I’m saying? (Yesterday: ‘And it all comes so fast and furious, none of it gets any traction before the next thing.’) I was totally planning to get back to Paying Your Bills, and to telling you the new URL to find quotes on the TIPS that were first recommended here […]
It’s a little overwhelming. During Clinton/Gore, things were going so well here and abroad, for the most part, that the other side had to make up stuff to be outraged about, or else dwell on nightmares like the 15 minutes President Clinton may or may not have inadvertently delayed air traffic at LAX while […]
But first . . . this just in from the Borowitz Report:
BUSH TO PHASE OUT ENVIRONMENT BY 2004
All Species Under Review, President Says
Just days after Christine Todd Whitman departed her post at the Environmental Protection Agency, President George W. Bush announced ambitious new plans to phase […]
This is so cool. We are wrecking the economy and our future, but never mind that – look what’s in it for me! I know it’s obnoxious to talk about one’s good fortune, but the Republicans have given me a huge tax cut.
We have to borrow every penny of it from your […]
As many of you noted in sending me the link, this is too good not to just reprint the whole thing. I hope Warren and the Washington Post will forgive me.
By Warren Buffett
Tuesday, May 20, 2003; Page A19
The annual Forbes 400 lists prove that — with occasional […]
Everyone knows the President’s flying 30 miles out to sea – to an aircraft carrier they had had to slow down so it wouldn’t reach port […]
But first this good news . . .
A lot of you must have clicked May 6 to tell the Bush Administration how upset you were it would thumb its nose at 191 nations and obstruct the world treaty on tobacco. Your protests, combined with what were doubtless hundreds of thousands more […]
Michael Axelrod: ‘My new Honda Accord has a navigator, and it’s amazing. I got the car in April and it knew about the recent closing of the Fell Street off-ramp in San Francisco and deftly directed me through city streets to my destination. It seems to know the position of your car to within […]
When I went to get into my new white Volvo, she was already in the car. This was a new experience for me.
My first stop was a restaurant in suburban Boston to meet with a donor one of the kindest, most generous men in the world. (Winner, along with folks like Bob […]
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If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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