Archives for December 2011

I Cannot Tell a Lie; I DID Chop Down Our Nation’s Financial Security!

Oh … to have honest statesmen in our government again.  Author Parson Weems in his most famous work—“The Life of Washington” (1800)—recounts the confession of a young George Washington when his father questioned, “Do you know who killed that beautiful little cherry tree yonder in the garden?” With little hesitation, young George answered, “I can’t […]

The Ongoing Power of Whim!

Following John Cleese’s advice to “… just see where these whims take you”  this video-song from Ben Folds, Nick Hornby, & Pomplamoose might help you get out of a creative rut. Its worth a try! If anything … it will at least make you think. You smoke your little smoke … and you drink your little drink […]

How Wall Street Got Drunk and Lost the Pub

If debt is the government’s drug of choice—then derivatives are the best way for bankers to stay drunk and steal your money! Before your eyes glaze over at the thought of derivatives … read this simple and humorous illustration given by Adam Hewison of (abridged below). There are a few moving parts.  But … taking just […]