Category Archives: Don’t spend your money where?

Stephen Schwarzman: another rich guy afflicted with POWDS

Source, Newsweek, by Jonathan Alter, 8/5/10: Schwarzman: ‘It’s a War’ Between Obama, Wall St. I suppose I began to identify and diagnose POWDS, i.e., Post Obscene Wealth Derangement Syndrome, when in 2010 I read this quote from Stephen Schwarzman, whose … Continue reading

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The daily Trump scandal, courtesy Jeff Sessions

From 538 Significant Digits: $1,395 Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself yesterday from any investigation the Justice Department carries out regarding Russian interference in the 2016 election. The announcement came a day after the revelation Sessions had met with the … Continue reading

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“Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins”

After Nikole Hannah-Jones’s calm yet impassioned essay on public schools comes this from today’s Times. Given the bits and pieces I’ve read about whether vouchers/charter schools offer academic advantage over genuine free public schools, I was startled and greatly encouraged … Continue reading

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