Archive for January, 2009

Texs, Part II, Part I

January 22, 2009

I’m in the Lone Star State again. Great f*cking state.

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Great blog on Porsche takeover of VW

January 12, 2009

Ivan Krstic wrote a nice post about Porsche’s financial maneuvering here.

Great story on Detroit

January 12, 2009

Matt Labash at the Weekly Standard wrote a remarkable feature on Detroit here.

Density of Eric Petersons by state

January 11, 2009

I somehow found this graphic to sort things out. Most states have 2 to 35 Eric Petersons, although there are 36 to 69 in Colorado. Minnesota runs a strong second to California.

The Walmart Plague

January 7, 2009

Looks like an epidemic.

http://projects.flowingdata.com/walmart/

Robot Poetry

January 7, 2009

I know this awesome robot poet that reads his work here.

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The Big Ripoff

January 6, 2009

According to this graph, minimum wage should be $19/hour, but instead we had to pay greedy thugs like Henry Paulsen hundreds of millions while thieving guilds like Goldman Sachs ransacked the economy.

Sounds about right

January 5, 2009

From Harper’s Jan. issue:

“Average percentage of Americans who approved of the job Bush was doing during his second term: 37

Percentage of Russians today who approve of the direction their country took under Stalin: 37”

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Tripping with Groucho

January 4, 2009

This is a good story Paul Krassner wrote about eating LSD with Groucho Marx.

“Do you realize that irreverence and reverence are the same thing?”

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Sunday pic

January 4, 2009

I am bored beyond belief and need to snap out of it.

Plastic-wrapped Jesus on the border.

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