I used to believe that the Age of Reagan had ended. The financial collapse and all the pain and hysteria it caused, I thought, would surely change the prevailing mindset that had ruled over public policy in this country since Reagan. The election of Barack Obama was a signal that people were finally ready for [...]
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“Whatever is going on inside the White House, from the outside it looks like moral collapse — a complete failure of purpose and loss of direction.” -Paul Krugman “The captors [Republicans] will win this battle, if they haven’t already by the time you read this, because Obama has seemingly surrendered his once-considerable abilities to act, [...]
Tomorrow, I’m going to see Rush for the fourth time. It’s surprising that I haven’t seen them live more often, since I’ve been a fierce fan since way back in the early 80s when a redheaded kid named Sean introduced me to their Signals album in elementary school music class. I don’t remember which song [...]
Here’s Luka Bloom: …and here’s James McMurtry: Hope you like ‘em.
USA 1-0 Algeria (Highlights)Simão | MySpace Video Here’s the highlight reel.
I admit to loving demotivational posters. I can waste whole evenings with them. Two of my favorites: http://verydemotivational.com/2010/06/05/demotivational-posters-in-the-same-way/ http://verydemotivational.com/2010/06/10/demotivational-posters-yep/ Both should be safe for work.
See More Red Dead Redemption screenshots at IGN.com I’ve been interested in Rockstar’s new Western video game since reading this generally positive NYT review by Seth Schissel: “In the more than 1,100 articles I have written for this newspaper since 1996, I have never before called anything a tour de force. Yet there is no [...]
… about bank bailouts and gunshot wounds to the face. How can I not link to this? Describing a bank [Goldman Sachs] that had to be saved via a taxpayer bailout from a greed- and stupidity-induced accidental death as “top-notch” at risk management and “super-smart” is a lot like describing as a “firearms safety paragon” [...]
This post is either about shoddy construction or shoddy journalism — I can’t decide which. The question is, why is this building in Seattle built in 2001 already so damaged that it needs to be torn down? Sadly, this article that I read only says that “the issue involves cables, concrete and corrosion that have [...]
Today is Match Day in the U.S. — congratulations to everyone who matched in emergency medicine this year.