Saturday, June 11, 2011
via Mark Steyn at The Corner, who says, "Geithner and Bernanke can protest all they want that debauching the currency and the left hand buying the right hand’s debt and quantitively easing yourself all day long like Congressman Weiner is so totally not like defaulting. But, if the dwindling ranks of buyers of Treasury debt around the world come to see it like that, that’s what counts."
Friday, June 10, 2011
Teen’s dad spends school year waving at bus, embarrassing son. In a different costume every day.
Woman sues ex-fiance after falling and impaling herself on a fence while peeing from his veranda.
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Giant Transformers sculptures from old car parts.
Is being left-handed actually a form of cognitive impairment?
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
In an experiment reported in Science, researchers have now done exactly that.
Monday, June 6, 2011
The car bailouts have sent the message that, if a politically important industry is in trouble, the government may step in, rearrange the existing creditors' normal priorities, and dictate the result it wants. Lenders will be very hesitant to extend credit under these conditions.
Sunday, June 5, 2011
But miners and steelworkers are one thing. When the public employees of, say, Wisconsin hit the streets, it looked more like a bunch of disgruntled DMV clerks and graduate teaching assistants, because, well, that's what it was.