More positive analysis on this one here. Some of us bought it cheaper a few weeks ago, but – for better or worse, and with all the usual caveats – I also bought more at current prices.
Don Hurter: ‘When I shop at the local Safeway, I head over to […]
WILL HUGO CHAVEZ RIG THE U.S. ELECTION?
Oh, probably not. But maybe this will get our friends in the Republican Party to join in trying to assure verifiable elections. Click here, if you haven’t already – whatever your political leanings – to urge support of Rush Holt‘s election protection legislation.
CALL YOUR MOTHER
Peg: ‘A few months ago, my father e-mailed that video you posted to my sister and me. She watched it and told me that she was sobbing by the end. I assumed she was, once again, being my nit-wit little sister . . . until I watched it and had […]
REPUBLICANS: HOW’S THIS FOR SMALL GOVERNMENT?
So in Oklahoma and Kentucky, they passed laws requiring private employers to allow guns – even assault weapons – in the workplace. Now Florida Republicans hope to do the same thing.
To add insult to injury [says StopTheNRA.com], this legislation also threatens to put business leaders in […]
But first . . .
TIME’S COVER STORY
Our planet has a fever. Small changes can lead to a tipping point. The prognosis is not great. Click here. And (if Earth is your home planet) plan to see An Inconvenient Truth when Paramount releases it May 26th.
And now . . . […]
Brian S. Kimerer: ‘A short while ago you recommended looking at Wal-Mart as an investment. I have, and it looks to me like a company under siege that is about to collapse under its own weight. What is it you like about Wal-Mart as an investment?’
☞ It’s gone up a little […]
But first . . .
I BEFORE M C SQUARED
Michael Cain: ‘Much of spelling in English is simply memorization. Many years ago when I studied German in school, spelling in that language was much more regular, to the extent that we were told, ‘If you can pronounce it correctly, you can spell it. […]
So the CEO and CFO ‘resigned’ yesterday and the stock jumped 73 cents to $8.56.
I can see how the prospects for some companies – and countries, for that matter – could brighten if top management stepped aside. But a one-product company whose product isn’t selling? In an industry where new products take […]
Mama, if you hain’t seen Madea’s Family Reunion, well you is missin somethin, hmmmm, mmmm! [He does it much better, of course, but it’s irresistible not to try.]
And then, for something pretty well at the other end of the film-going spectrum: V for Vendetta. Forget Zorro: this one will grab you.
So they’ve raised the national debt ceiling to $9 trillion. That should hold us for another year or so.
I may not have mentioned this (have I?) but it’s interesting to note that by the time the Republicans leave the White House January 20, 2009, if they do, our accumulated-since 1776 National Debt will be […]
Quote of the Day
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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