Sending my regrets to Black Friday
Despite the patriotic urge to stimulate our nation’s economy, or that Kohl’s ad that misappropriates Rebecca Black, I am opting out of participating in Black Friday this year. Like most Americans, I have very little money, which means I should use caution when electing to use the money in exchange for goods and services. That alone should probably end the conversation, right?...
Sam Meek, 27, who was laid off in September when his Connecticut hedge fund...– “Wall St. Layoffs Take Heavy Toll on Young Workers,” The New York Times Hard to feel sympathetic toward someone who is filing for unemployment while drinking Champagne. Scraping by … sure.
Joining the battle over California taxes, a group of billionaires and political...– The Los Angeles Times, “Billionaires, Political Insiders Plan to Place $10 Billion Tax Hike on 2012 Ballot.” Interesting. (via inothernews)
There are two ‘L’ words that apply with Newt, lobbyist and liar. Mr. Gingrich...– Rep. Barney Frank • Pulling no punches in his condemnation of Newt Gingrich, over Gingrich’s claim that his $1.6 million in income from Freddie Mac was earned not as a lobbyist, but as a historian. Frank and Gingrich are former colleagues in the House, and it doesn’t seem they terribly care for one...
Brands Lost in Translation →
When Western products are transliterated into Chinese, the results can range from poetic to the metaphysical.