Monthly Archives: December 2010

Greed is Not Just Good – It’s Necessary — Dec 27, 2010

Tonight I want to expand on something I touched upon a few weeks ago: Gordon Gekko’s famous axiom, “Greed is good.”  With the sequel to Wall Street now in the theaters, it is worth examining that sentiment a bit more … Continue reading

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What Language Does Obama Quack In? – Dec 20, 2010

The lame-duck session that brings to a close the 111th Congress is turning out to be a watershed.  But not in the way Harry Reid probably expected it would. When you think of it, this really has been a disgraceful … Continue reading

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When is a Victory Not a Victory? — 13 December 2010

I sometimes wonder if President Obama is not enjoying his job. This past week, he stood at the podium and announced a historic negotiating success: a deal that, for nearly the first time in his administration, brought Republicans on board … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Know a Secret? – December 6, 2010

One of the more fatuous notions that has been rolling around the Internet is the idea that “information wants to be free.”  It is normally taken to be a kind of techno-rebellious, counter-culture for the noughts idea, the gist of … Continue reading

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