Archives for: March 2008

Republican Competence

March 27th, 2008
As usual, the party that doesn't believe in government, doesn't do it well: With the award last January of a federal contract worth as much as nearly $300 million, the company, AEY Inc., which operates out of an unmarked office in Miami Beach, became… more »

City by the Bay

March 27th, 2008
So I'm walking up California St. this morning, talking on the cell phone, and I have to say to my wife: "Hold on a second, the cable car is going by and I can't hear you." How cool is that? more »

This is why we are cynical, part 1

March 25th, 2008
Advertising vs. Reality While a few of those items look reasonably similar to the promises made on the packaging, most fail to come close. And some things, like the Heringssalat (halfway down the page, right above the Currywurst), look like something… more »

How I Feel (Part One)

March 25th, 2008
Jim Henley over at Unqualified Offerings has one of those posts that is precisely what I would have written, were I more facile with the language. It's a nicely sarcastic take on being right about the Iraq war. more »

Moral Hazard

March 25th, 2008
Robert Reich, who one would think is too important to maintain a blog but does anyway, has an excellent column on moral hazard up. When it comes to risky behavior in the market, America has a double standard. We’re told that economic risk-taking as t… more »