Ethert Hagen: “Hate it. Please change back.”
Rick Thompson: “I welcome change as long as everything remains exactly the same.”
Larry: “I guess everyone finds a change of their favorite interface a little unnerving. I especially dislike it when a new version of, say, my operating system or browser has changed, seemingly only to […]
WHO YOU CALLIN’ SANE?
LMK: “Re the new look of your site – please change it back! It’s too busy. Too chopped up. I do not participate in ‘social media.’ Period. I don’t need pictures. I visit your site to READ information. I hope you get enough feedback to consider returning to a simple, sane, […]
I think we all know by now that “the individual mandate” that Republican attorneys general have banded together to petition the Supreme Court to strike down was, in fact, a Republican idea, conceived of and widely endorsed by Republicans. It was their answer to Hilary Clinton’s health care plan.
But it’s hard to grasp the […]
THIS DYSLEXIC MAN WALKS INTO A BRA . . .
Ba-DUM-bum. (Thanks, Alan.)
WHEELTUG SIGNS FIRST AIRBUS CUSTOMER
Not that I’ve ever heard of Israir myself, but here’s the release. In a frenzy of trading on yesterday morning’s news, parent Borealis remained unchanged all day on zero volume. The excitement just builds and […]
Notice anything different? (Thanks, Marc! Jason! Luann!) Still figuring it out. Suggestions welcome.
The trick to being rich is not to need much. There. Wasn’t that simple?
REAGAN AND OBAMA AGREE ON TAXES
Take 55 seconds to watch. There – wasn’t that simple?
TAXES ARE LOWER UNDER OBAMA THAN UNDER […]
WHAT SHOULD I DO FOR MY 100TH BIRTHDAY?
So my 4,000th column is coming up (this is #3,978). Not to say that more than 20 or 30 have been real columns. (My favorite: the one about being a loud sneezer.) Most have been your contributions, shamelessly stitched together and hyperlinked. But it’s still 4,000 […]
Fun. Some of my errors were the result of not being able to hear the word right. I heard “inadroit” – which I took to be an obscure synonym for maladroit – but apparently she was saying “vinaigrette.” But otherwise, not bad.
“A free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.” How […]
James Musters: “The National Gallery of Art now allows you to see – and download free – 20,000 images from its enormous collection of pre-1900 art.”
THE INVESTORS BEWARE BILL – II
Bob Pozen, who used to run much of Fidelity (and who would have made a very fine S.E.C. chairman), […]
With the happy gene, it seems.
Not only have we gone too slowly and too meekly to flesh out Dodd, Frank – the financial reform bill that the Republicans fought and now seek to emasculate – there’s a new bill close to enactment that, at least as I read […]
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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