In a speech recently, the influential economist Jeffrey Sachs made the following statement, one that was both remarkable and yet predictable about the culture of Wall Street:
"I'm going to put if ...
There's an old axiom:
“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”
― Upton Sinclair
There are plenty of facts that extreme ...
During an interview conducted one day before the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the crazy Lt. Gov. of Tennessee, Ron Islam-Is-Not-A-Religion Ramsey was pushing to pass a crazy bring-your-guns-
This pretty much says it all, doesn't it?
From USA Today, Nov. 26, 2012 :
Three Kentucky counties — Owsley, McCreary and Wolfe — are the only places that rely on government programs such as ...
In all the excoriating of Mr. Romney’s “gift” comments from both the right and the left; the one criticism that has not been leveled against this monstrously narrowminded view of electorates ...
It could survive a nuclear war...but not vulture capitalism
As a little boy in fourth or fifth grade I had a crush on a little girl. We used to eat lunch together every day and every single day I ...
There have been quite a number of diaries lately addressing Mr. Ryan's love for Ayn Rand. Many have addressed the philosopher's beliefs and the irony that she, ultimately, had to rely on social ...
3:28 PM PT : Wow, Rec Listed. Thanks! I haven't had a chance to read off of the comments yet. I am at work so I can't be caught browsing political sites. I will be back later to check out ...
Comments for the Record
U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Ways and Means
Subcommittee on Human Resources
Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
Hearing on How Welfare and Tax Benefits ...
Imagine a little restaurant in the seaside resort where you vacation. Everyone is so busy there at this time of year you would think that no one had time for labor strife. You would be wrong. Story ...