Category Archives: The filthy rich

“Hey, I’m trying to run a giant Ponzi scheme here! Don’t screw it up.”

I paid very little attention to Bernie Madoff’s death, just as I paid no attention to Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. I’m not wealthy and I have never trusted “financial advisors’” advice. But, as always, Kevin Underhill (LoweringTheBar) comes up, uh, … Continue reading

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Today’s great sentence, from Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is about the only person who can get me to understand macro-economics. If that’s what it’s called nowadays. You know, gigantic-scale things involving gigantic amounts of money. Today he takes on the new Biden tax proposal and a … Continue reading

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Why don’t I vote for businessmen? Here’s why.

The Daily News is doing solid work in covering the numerous candidates for New York City’s mayoralty. They have sent a questionnaire to all candidates, giving each an opportunity to state their plans, thoughts and policies on the many different … Continue reading

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