Monthly Archives: July 2011

Brogan here – In Edinburgh

‘Round the corner from the wedding is my favorite spot in Edinburgh. I am always excited to visit the Camera Obscura whenever I find myself here. I know of nowhere else you can stand with 15 other people, all in … Continue reading

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Sunday Shorts for July 31, 2011

   Sunday Shorts for July 31, 2011 VW can drive in for service? Volkswagen has always built nice cars but they never mastered their reliability problems and so they loose out in the marketplace to Japanese and Korean competitors. A … Continue reading

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Sunday Shorts for July 31, 2011

   Sunday Shorts for July 31, 2011 Russell Brand on Amy Winehouse Whether on Leno or Top Gear, Russell Brand’s brilliance always shines through. Never has it been more striking than in the July 23 tribute he wrote to Amy … Continue reading

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Sunday Shorts for July 31, 2011

   Sunday Shorts for July 31, 2011 iPad Antenna, No kidding – it works! My Wi-Fi signal is so week at the far end of the house that my iPad [which is not known for having the best Wi-Fi reception] … Continue reading

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Bitterness and Animosity Dominate Internet Comments

I can’t help but be intrigued by the level of hostility and animosity which creeps into internet comments on the most mundane topics. This morning I read a Forbes Blog about light bulbs with particular focus on the advantages of … Continue reading

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Grandma

Grandma Bernanke’s Flour Canister  has been updated to correct a typo and reflect the actual $900 Billion the Fed holds of T-bills acquired during QE1 and QE2.

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Grandma Bernanke’s Flour Canister

I hate comparisons between household budgets and Government budgets. Things which work in the micro-economic environment fail in the macro-economic environment, often because of the Fallacy of Composition. But this scenario is so cute I’ll make an exception. – Grandpa … Continue reading

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