Posts filed under “Current Affairs”

Happy Thanksgivingukkah !

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25 Little-Known Facts About Thanksgiving

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Category: Current Affairs, Weekend

About Our “Spending Problem” (Revisited)

@TBPInvictus here It’s a well established fact that the Obama administration has been spending like a drunken sailor since the day he was inaugurated. I first wrote about his spendthrift ways here, toward the end of 2010 (has it already been three years?). Some time has now passed, so how’s it going? Let’s take another…Read More

Category: Bad Math, Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Economy, Really, really bad calls

Is the Market Rallying on Syria or Summers?

There is a certain school of thought — and I use that word loosely — that seemingly tries to tie each twitch of the market, every noisy jag up or down — to some broader issue. Partisan politics, economics, technology, and of course, presidential elections becomes fodder for this school of thought rationalization. Flip on…Read More

Category: Cognitive Foibles, Current Affairs, Markets, War/Defense

Business is Booming in Texas: Discuss

  Interesting war of words between Texas governor Rick Perry and SacBee’s cartoonist Jack Ohman. Perry is demanding the cartonist be fired for his insensitivity to the deaths at the fertilizer plant. Ohman responded: “When you have a politician traveling across the country selling a state with low regulatory capacity, that politician also has to…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Humor, Regulation

Don’t Bother Reading This Blog Post

  There is nothing to say while we are all transfixed by the live real time manhunt playing out before our eyes.   Back soon . . .

Category: Current Affairs

Don't Bother Reading This Blog Post

  There is nothing to say while we are all transfixed by the live real time manhunt playing out before our eyes.   Back soon . . .

Category: Current Affairs

How Disaster Aid Recipients Voted on Sandy Relief

Source: ProPublica   • 31 Senate Republicans Opposed Sandy Relief After Supporting Disaster Aid For Home States (Think Progress) • 37 Congressional Republicans Opposed Sandy Relief After Supporting Disaster Aid For Home States (Think Progress)

Category: Current Affairs, Digital Media

United States Flu Trends

Source: Google     As you can see from above, this years flu is a big problem . . .

Category: Current Affairs, Web/Tech

Discuss: Barack Obama is a Liberal Republican

I have been having fun mocking friends and family on both sides of the political aisle.  GOP colleagues who keep telling me BHO is a Socialist, while Dems think he is the next JFK. I enjoy disabusing them of their political biases by explaining to them Barack Obama’s actual politics. Politically, he is a modern…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Philosophy, Politics

Chris Christie Goes Postal on GOP Leaders

Category: Current Affairs, Video