Saturday, February 2, 2008
Friday, February 1, 2008
Good, that is, except for the Milton Friedman/poor people suck/Megan McArdle-style reference, but poor people are more likely to blow their $600.00 all at once. We (all us po' folk, not merely The Editor) know there's no future. (And barely a past to speak of.)
The idea is this: Say, for instance, I got $600, and I spent it on strippers. Those strippers would then buy clothes at Bebe, and the person who owns Bebe would buy the crappy house I overpaid for and get me out of the financial predicament caused by unscrupulous mortgage lenders and not by my addiction to strip joints.
Thursday, January 31, 2008
No, the Republican Party is not in great shape, but it's not George W. Bush's fault (!) the problem is that "Washington is broken."Yes, he actually said that. And (paraphrasing again) he wants America to be the strongest nation in the world, militarily, financially & spiritually or in the spirit of the American people or some such. How's he going to do this? Fire everyone in Washington & ship their jobs overseas? That's how he & Bain Capital have "saved" the companies they've "bought," no reason to think it wouldn't work for government as well. Other than the fact that government & business are NOT the same things, & can't be run the same way, &, &... It's just maddening. And we were mad/disturbed to begin w/.