Archive for March, 2005
The purpose of such a thing is lost on me.
I received mine in the mail this week: SECTION 5The Freedom of Speech section of the Agreement is amended to distinguish between Regular Preferred Speech and Non-Preferred Speech. The Non-Preferred Speech rate applies to all speech which is not in good standing as defined under the “Preferred Citizen Rate Eligibility” section of your Agreement. Both [...]
Fears of higher rates returned to haunt the market this week, eclipsing oil concerns as the Fed used the ‘I-word’ in its policy statement. And just as the Fed said it now has inflation in its crosshairs, the market received evidence that producer and consumer prices are rising more than expected. Did the Street analysts [...]
A very interesting piece in the Boston Review from one of the most reknowned war historians in the world. I had the pleasure of spending a lot of time with Mr. van Creveld at the Austrian Scholars Conference in Auburn last week. Though encompassing the usual academic ego (in a good sense) of a highly-successful [...]
Conceivably, we could be witnessing the start of a break from the era of US-led globalization in which Washington preached unfettered trade to the rest of the world. People might begin to ask deeper questions. If free-trade agreements are the road to greater US prosperity, how did the United States wind up in this deep [...]
I can’t believe these pictures are up, and with background music to boot. My stogie is a very fine Macanudo Portofino.
Women on two wheels – especially Harleys. Move over, Hell’s Angels. A growing number of career women with discretionary income and no use for stereotypes are buying motorcycles and hitting the road. Tom Deegan, a Harley-Davidson salesman with a grip like a longshoreman and a build like a bulldog, tries to be diplomatic when he [...]
To the FEC fascists: Your business ends at my keyboard. Now enjoy the images projecting freedom.
The new Forbe’s rich list is out. Go Buffett!