Month: August 2015

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling So I’m listening to a recent Open Line Wednesday with Mitch Pacwa yesterday while gardening. A caller asked about Charlie Johnston. Johnston is a supposed seer who …

Sunday

From the Notebooks Common, overlapping, theme: “The Importance of Doing Nothing” (Forbes), provides empirical evidence for the anecdotal evidence Albert Jay Nock laid out in “Snoring as a Fine …

Saturday

Peggy Noonan at the Wall Street Journal has written possibly the most important op-ed of the election season. It’s a must-read. America is So in Play. I read it …

Friday

BYCU That’s the good thing about booze: You drink when you’re happy and you drink when you’re sad. You drink when you have plenty of money, you drink when …

Thursday

Epstein on jokes about Jewish wives: “Jewish wives have been the target of enough jokes to warrant establishing a special branch of the Anti-Defamation League. What does a Jewish …

Tuesday

Romanticable Me Friday evening, I sat on the front porch, enjoying a nice late summer evening and some drinks. I was streaming Pandora from my iPhone into my (splendid) …

Monday

Miscellaneous Rambling We’ll see what the market does today. I wonder: How much of this “crash” is due simply to people pulling money out of the market to pay …

Ben Stein asks four questions: I had an e-mail from my smartest friend, P. He asked three questions, which I pass on to you, dearly beloved readers: “1.) We …