Monthly Archives: October 2011

Monday, 31 October 2011

08:44 – Edward P. Lazear in the WSJ points out something that should be obvious to anyone. The EU problem is too much government. Unfortunately, the only “solutions” they’re considering involve more of what’s caused the problem in the first … Continue reading

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Sunday, 30 October 2011

08:11 – Barbara goes to the doctor for a follow-up visit this week. She’s really hoping he’ll approve her to drive and return to work. She’s still in some pain, but she’s stopped taking the oxycodone and is now taking … Continue reading

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Saturday, 29 October 2011

10:04 – Barbara continues to improve. She’s even taking Colin for short walks down the block and yesterday while I wasn’t looking she rolled the trash cart back down the driveway. She goes to the doctor next week for a … Continue reading

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Friday, 28 October 2011

08:48 – One thing that’s always struck me as strange about Netflix practices is that they don’t allow non-members to browse or search their catalog. One would think they’d want non-members to be able to see what they’re missing. I … Continue reading

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Thursday, 27 October 2011

08:45 – How could I have been so wrong? The EU authorities announced this morning that they’d hammered out a comprehensive plan overnight to address the euro crisis. And they’re right. They pretended to deal with every issue facing them … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 26 October 2011

08:49 – Well, as expected, the crisis summit today has turned into a complete fustercluck. Not only is there zero chance of comprehensive actions to address the euro crisis, the participants can’t even agree about what to argue about. And, … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 25 October 2011

09:13 – Geez. Anyone who’s even slightly aware of what’s going on believes that the crisis super-summit tomorrow is the absolute last chance the EU has to prevent the collapse of the euro and the disintegration of the EU. And … Continue reading

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Monday, 24 October 2011

08:41 – Costco run and dinner yesterday with Mary and Paul. Barbara did very well. If you don’t like to be frightened, turn away now. This graphic, from this article, makes clear that sovereign debt, scary as it is, is … Continue reading

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Sunday, 23 October 2011

09:55 – Wow. The EU crisis meeting this weekend degenerated even faster than I expected, with Merkel and Sarkozy literally screaming at each other, so loudly that it was audible over Ode to Joy down the hall in the main … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22 October 2011

09:08 – Barbara is doing very well. It’s only been a little more than two weeks since her surgery, and she’s already getting around pretty well. She can’t wait to get back to work, although she’ll have to wait at … Continue reading

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