I did, Thursday — the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — which, along with the EPA, the Republicans are thrilled to see gutted.
What was Nixon thinking when he signed the Environmental Protection Agency into law? Science/schmience — if Detroit wants weaker fuel-efficiency standards, the glaciers will just have to not melt. Jesus has […]
But first: The RSPP suggested here earlier this month at $40 just got a buy-out offer at $45. There’s reason to think that’s too low, so for now I’m holding on. What sometimes happens in a situation like this is that the deal gets sweetened. We’ll see.
And now: You’re probably not […]
Or so wrote Russian General Valery Gerasimov in 2013, the year Trump went to Moscow.
Putin is winning.
Bill Browder calls him the world’s richest man.
John McCain […]
Check out these six minutes of inspiration. Spoiler alert: hats off to our men and women in uniform — especially ones like this.
But first . . .
. . . for those following Support.com, here was the basic case someone else made for buying it at $2.60 earlier this month . . . not unlike the cases I made for it at $2.37 here and at $2.16 here. It closed at $2.79 […]
Putin is winning.
And Trump, aka David Dennison, calls to congratulate him.
It is a terrible time for democracy — and decency.
World chess — and human rights — champion Garry Kasparov writes:
This weekend Vladimir Putin staged yet another phony election, a charade to distract Russia and the world while his brutal dictatorship […]
. . . until all of us are home. Here’s 5 minutes on that idea, and how the good people of Philadelphia are trying to help.
Jim Carrey — pet detective and political caricaturist. Have you seen his Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweet? And the reaction?
Meanwhile, Fran Lebowitz flew to Australia. She […]
Really? A Minister of Happiness? A Minister of Loneliness?
But of course! Should we not follow the Brits’ lead? The Emiratis’ lead?
. . . a modern metric of economic wellbeing must include dimensions like happiness and social connection.
FLY MUCH? There are now Android and iPhone WheelTug apps. Just search on WheelTug and download from the app store if you want to help the company add to its (already extensive, professionally-sourced) flight data. The more time we can prove airlines waste sitting at the gate, the more they will pay each […]
We’re not gonna slip back into that craziness. But history buffs and Lincoln fans will find Manisha Sinha’s take in the New York Review of Books resonant:
In 1858, Abraham Lincoln launched his campaign for the Senate seat from Illinois with his now famous “A House Divided” […]
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