I had fully planned to make good on last week’s Mark Twain pledge of last week (“Next week: Mark Twain on Economics”), but you’ve been sending me such great stuff, Twain will just have to wait.
Alan Greenspan testifying five days into the Bush Administration:*
“… The most recent projections indicate that, if current […]
So the President’s economic stimulus package passed the House without one – not one – Republican vote.
The same thing happened to President Clinton’s first budget. It passed without a single Republican vote. And yet it steered the economy into better balance . . . prosperity followed […]
☞ This 90-second video gives a quick overview of how it works.
Roger Berkley: “If you zoom in, you can […]
BLONDE GOES BACK TO WORK AFTER 30 YEARS
I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry. (And she appears to be brunette, actually.) But it’s just four seconds.
MORE INAUGURAL SNAPS
A BORN […]
Change is in the air. Take this example, posted at Talking Points Memo (thanks, Ralph):
I work at the Department of Education headquarters in DC. Today completed our 2-day introduction to [incoming Secretary] Arne Duncan. Yesterday he had lunch in our cafeteria (Edibles, ha ha), with his wife and children. His wife […]
Some of you reading yesterday’s column seem to think I met Marisa Tomei (not “Melissa” Tomei) at an Inaugural event. Not that WOULD have been something.
Brooks Hilliard: “I have the same problem with back aches when standing for long hours, but found a cure for it: […]
BARBELLS FOR YOUR BRAIN
You may have seen this popular program on public television. Now, QVC® is pleased to bring you revolutionary computer software that helps you think […]
ONE WAY TO OWE NO TAXES:
HAVE NO INCOME
So today is the deadline for your fourth quarterly 2008 estimated income tax. But of course you have probably none due because all those taxable gains from early 2008 were wiped out by losses you took last month to lower your tax […]
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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