But first . . .
MATZOH – IMPORTANT RECYCLING TIPS YOU CAN DANCE TO
Contrary to the lyrics in this video, Passover’s not over. Observation begins at sunset April 8 and runs through April 15. That said, it is always a good idea to plan ahead.
And now . . .
JWS: ‘In case you missed this article, it describes the same disappointing experiences I have had with a couple of dozen CFLs (which you have lauded from time to time).’
☞ I’ve had some die, too. The dimmable ones seem most problematic. But most just keep burning and burning, saving a ton […]
Rick (and others): “You ask: ‘Why do hotcakes sell so well? (And if they do, how come I – who buy everything – have never bought one?)’ From ‘Encyclopedia of Word and Phrase Origins’ by Robert Hendrickson (Facts on File, New York, 1997):
SELL LIKE HOT CAKES – “Hot cakes cooked in […]
Why do hotcakes sell so well? (And if they do, how come I – who buy everything – have never bought one?)
FROM THE MIND OF LESS
Here is a thoroughly engaging world-class Q&A with our very own Less Antman. If you come to this page with an interest in […]
The President is doing exactly what he should, setting us on a hopeful long-term path with . . .
an energy direction that will make us more efficient, more competitive, more prosperous, more secure, lower our balance of trade deficit and help to keep our planet habitable a health care direction that will make us […]
DON’T FIGHT THE FED
There is an old line on Wall Street: “Don’t fight the Fed.” Meaning that, if the Federal Reserve (or in this case the entire Federal Government) is determined to make something happen, you’d best not bet against it.
That seemed to be the case yesterday – gloriously – and it […]
IS THE DEFICIT TOO BIG?
It was, when it was being incurred to fight a needless war and to lower taxes on hedge fund managers.
It’s not now, when it’s being used to avert depression and put Americans to work doing the work America needs doing.
We don’t need more T-shirts or casinos. We […]
HOW TO DISABLE THE ADS ON THIS PAGE
Okay, there are no ads on this page.* But what if there were? Blinking, flashing, blocking, annoying ads.
Kevin Rasmussen: “I bet you’ll like arc90’s Readability tool. When you’re trying to read a longer web page like a news article, it isolates and reformats the text […]
SHREDS OF CONSISTENCY
Steve Sutton: “A paradox is brought to mind reading about ‘Mr. Dan You-sure-have-a-lot-to-say…’ Namely: Anyone who takes your advice on individual stocks would seem to be ignoring advice in your books!”
☞ The only shred of consistency here is that I have for quite some time suggested a strategy (for […]
President Obama wants to reform “earmarks.” And, as Bill Press points out in his latest column, there’s already been improvement:
Democrats agreed in January to limit earmark spending to 50 percent of 2006 levels. There are fewer earmarks in this year’s spending bill than in the last bill passed by a Republican-controlled […]
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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