Category Archives: Banking

I Love Tax Day

So a couple writers have new editorials about taxes. Friend of a friend Steve Almond's is here. And here's one from a writer named JK Rowling. And while I've had my issues with some of her other writings, I have … Continue reading

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Yes, Sir, May I Have Another?

It's not even a con. They come right out and tell us what they're doing to us and smile and wonder what we're going to do about it. Oh, that's right: nothing.  Major U.S. banks and securities firms are on … Continue reading

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Teabaggage

I've been simultaneously amused and outraged by the whole teabagging thing. On the one hand, the fact that they've glommed onto a fair filthy sexual term for it is so delightful and appropriate. On the other hand, the fact that… … Continue reading

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Bleed the World

Now THIS is brilliant. 

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One Home Many Hopes

So Left o' the Dialian DT has a lil' brother who helped found the following project.  After hearing about it, I asked if I could post the info here, since studies have shown the average LotDian has a heart more … Continue reading

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Big Numbers

Gives a bit of perspective:  "There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we … Continue reading

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Money for Nothing

So you’ve probably heard about the way Democrats and Republicans are coming together in a heart-rending show of unity, joining hands and singing “Kumbaya” as they put aside their differences and patriotically hand over, no strings attached, $800,000,000,000—or about $2500 … Continue reading

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