Daily Archives: September 3, 2007

It’s too hot to blog

Not back, just clearing the backlog. Read MahaBlog, she has everything there.

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The Dukes of Moral Hazard

“Haha, stupids! Reading about this housing bailout completely infuriates me. I could really give a shit about the moral hazards of ‘rewarding’ the poor schlubs about to lose their houses or the irresponsibility of the American homebuyer in aggregate: what … Continue reading

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Can we look in the mirror and say that we are even, y’know, okay people?

“You will hear about central banks and hedge funds and derivatives and mortgage backed securities, and all kinds of jargon, but the issue will really come down to matters other than finance. Are we building a society with a future? … Continue reading

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What if Edward Gorey drew a Star Trek episode?

Like The Trouble With Tribbles.

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China’s Route 66

“What happens when four friends drive a new car across an ancient trade route, dodging camels, braving sudden sandstorms and off-roading around jade mines. A 1,700-mile road trip through a changing China.” On the Silk Road Again, by Gordon Fairclough, … Continue reading

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An express history lesson from…

John Stewart!

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A better world, too

“We who say we believe in this other world need to know that we are not losers. We did not lose the battle of ideas. We were not outsmarted, and we were not out-argued. We lost because we were crushed. … Continue reading

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Trek Warp

I blame Skippy.

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