Category Archives: Banking

he is who the majority of us knew he was

Henry'd only had three customers all afternoon—that is, if you want to count in blind Eddie. Eddie's about seventy, and he ain't completely blind. Runs into things, mostly. He comes in once or twice a week and sticks a loaf … Continue reading

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The Real Gadsen Flag

If there's anything to be thankful about regarding this presidential election—and there's not, not one goddamn thing—it'd be that it spurred some genius to create this updated and far more accurate flag.  Why, I'm so old I can not only … Continue reading

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relativity

"Daddy! Daddy! Daddy!"  "Yes?" "Turn around, quick!" I turn and see a commercial for a furniture store. We have a family policy about fast-forwarding through commercials, since about 95% of what we watch is from the DVR, but this is … Continue reading

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finders weepers

"I have $11."  "Wow. That's a lotta money. Where'd you get all that?" "I found it in your car." "What?" "It was just lying there." "Okay…doesn't that make it my money then?" "What?" "Well, you found it in my car. … Continue reading

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America Hell No

You know, I call recall a time when conservatives liked a strong America, rather than actively wishing, rooting, acting for a greatly weakened one. Oh, 2008, where did you go? (And what could possibly have changed since then?) In Britain, … Continue reading

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How about half-full faith and credit? Quarter? An eighth?

Man. I'm so old, I can remember when "the party of personal responsibility" at least pretended to be just that, rather than openly advocating for the United States of America to become a deadbeat nation, and therefore blow up the … Continue reading

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Economics FAIL

So the Bean and I are headed home after running errands. We're talking, as people will, and I say something and she, to my shock and horror, responds with a (genuinely funny) sarcastic remark.  "Why?" I ask. "Why would you … Continue reading

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