They’re all down there at Rat’s Mouth. When I hunted wicked stock brokers, it seemed most of them were concentrated in Boca Raton. The Madoff accomplices should feel right at home. Sort of Round Hill Road South.
Daily Archives: August 17, 2011
State unions approve the Malloy deal. I know a number of state workers (really, LLS2, I do!) and I don’t want to see any of them or, for that matter, any worker lose his job. As I said here before, I’ve been unemployed, and it sucks. So if a deal has been worked out that will save jobs, that’s great. Now let’s get to work on job reduction through attrition.
Chris Whittle’s got another private school going in NYC and good for him. Still, your kid’s gonna learn Mandarin at $50,000 a year? Why not have the au pair take him to Chinatown for lunch?
Water company preparing to dig up the main Glenville intersection for the next month. Aquarion bought an old company with 100-year-old pipes and is spending millions to update them. Works for me, but I don’t live in Glenville. What can you do, other than be patient?
A 1911 Colt is returned to its Medal of Honor winner. Hey, it brings a tear to my eye but again, if this isn’t your cup of tea, just don’t read it
The Fed’s paying the big banks not to lend money. What the hell’s going on here?
Abercrombie & Fitch offers big bucks if “Jersey Shore” actors quit wearing their clothing. Okay, maybe fifty cents.
When Ari somebody said the same thing: “be careful what you say” post 9/11, he was savaged by the press. When Obama’s guy says the same thing, silence.
“When you are president or running for president, you have to think about your words,” Carney said in Iowa, where Obama was on a campaign-style bus tour.
5;30 AM, and I was just out on the deck, looking over the creek. Sun’s no longer up at this time of day, as it was in June. I miss that.