A simple rule dictates my buying: Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. And most certainly, fear is now widespread, gripping even seasoned investors. To be sure,…

Op-Ed Contributor – Buy American. I Am. – NYTimes.com

In a brief unsigned opinion, the justices said they were not commenting on whether Ohio is complying with a provision of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 that lays out requirements for verifying…

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Sometimes the law must simply leave space for the exercise of individual judgment, because our religious or scientific differences of opinion are for the moment too profound to be bridged…

For Obama but against abortion – Los Angeles Times

Mr. Obama is preparing to announce his September fund-raising figures in the next three days, with several top contributors saying the tally is estimated at more than $100 million. The campaign is…

Polls Cause Campaigns to Change Their Itineraries – NYTimes.com

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5ba1OKY7Xc&hl=en&fs=1] Welcome to “The Gilded Age II: Patrician Boogaloo”: Four top AIG executives flipped U.S. taxpayers the bird by spending $86,000 on a partridge hunt at an English country manor as…

AIG Executives: Proof That Money Can’t Buy You Brains.

Airport security in America is a sham—“security theater” designed to make travelers feel better and catch stupid terrorists. Smart ones can get through security with fake boarding passes and all…

The Things He Carried – The Atlantic (November 2008)

“For those of you who are feeling giddy or cocky or think this is all set, I just have two words for you: New Hampshire. I’ve been in these positions before when we were favored, and the press starts…

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