ALL NEW FIRST-CLASS STAMPS TO BE ‘FOREVER STAMPS’
Alan Questell: “Finally! As reported here.”
☞ See? And it took just 11 years from the time we first made the request.
PROGRESS: AND IN DETROIT, NO LESS
CBS News reports 500 new health care information technology jobs sited here instead of […]
THE KING’S SPEECH
You still haven’t seen it? Seriously? It’s such a wonderful – true – story. About King George […]
STILL MORE PROGRESS . . .
. . . if, that is, you think the Supreme Court has veered too far toward the rich and powerful. As in, for example, its 2000 decision that gave us the Bush years or its 2010 Citizens United decision that gave corporations and billionaires yet more political influence.
TWO YEARS OF PROGRESS
Watch the video! (And it doesn’t even mention the food safety bill! Or the 9/11 first responders bill! Or our regained status among the community of nations! Or the new line of embryonic stem cells that might one day save your child’s life!)
This site […]
JOY TO THE WORLD
With ratification of the New START Treaty yesterday, the threat of accidental nuclear annihilation – or just a loose nuke falling into the hands of terrorists – notched down a little. How can that not be good? With the added plus that we’ll soon need many fewer billions each year […]
The days are getting longer again! I love that!
Not only will the sun come out tomorrow, it will stay out a few extra seconds.
And we have hot water.
Still . . . we have our challenges.
OH, MY – II
Stephen Gilbert: “Even worse than so many believing that the earth was […]
John Critchlow: “One IRA conversion question that seems to come up a lot is about the tax implications down the road as you start taking out funds. The opinion of the moment seems to be that taxes are going up in the future. But as you pointed out yesterday, our ever more […]
PRAISE THE PREZ
The worst day of my life was the day Uncle Sam summoned me to sign up for the draft. No way did I have the courage to join the Army, let alone fight in Vietnam. How ironic that one of the best days of my life was Saturday, when Congress repealed […]
Today is Wright Brothers Day, marking the 107th anniversary of Kitty Hawk and man’s first powered heavier-than-air flight. That we would have landed on the moon just 66 years later tells you something about the speed at which the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle are coming together. That they’re coming together faster and faster (see […]
Quote of the Day
Years ago, in the Carter term, a stockbroker tried to explain what Schlumberger did. 'It goes to 100,' the broker said, exaggerating only a little bit. 'Then it splits three-for-two and goes back to 100 again.'~GRANT'S Interest Rate Observer
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