Month: September 2008

Tuesday

I guess I could write about the bailout, but (i) everyone else is, and (ii) it’s hard to blog on this Commodore 64. I had to sell my good …

Deleted.

I deleted the idea/post/link about giving the AIG bailout to citizens. I hadn’t done the math. Things right now are more hectic in my office than a girl’s pajama …

From the Notebooks

Letter to a friend who wanted to know what essay/book he should read to understand G.K. Chesterton’s economics: Utopia of Usurers: A collection of over two dozen of Chesterton’s …

Tuesday

Lecher Bill comments on Palin: “I come from Arkansas, I get why she’s hot out there.” If I were Palin, I wouldn’t get drunk around him. I wanted to …

From the Notebooks

The Reader’s Advantage The headlines were sensational: “Archbishop wants women stoned for adultery,” “Archbishop supports female circumcision,” “Archbishop advocates death penalty for people who dis the Prophet!” Okay, it …

Saturday

From shirt sleeves to shirt sleeves in three generations: The first generation makes the family rich, the second generation squanders it, the third generation starts over. Pat Buchanan on …