Monday, June 24, 2013

Something to Know - 25 June


1.  The stock market has gone really crazy in a downward direction lately.  Part of it, we are told, is that China is having economic problems.  Ah yes,  the global economy has its crappy influences on us.  Another part, is that our Fedmeister - Bernanke- has decided he is going to slow down trying to pump up the economy (since the GeeOpie House has done absolutely nothing about it, except tinker with abortion rights).   So, Mr. Krugman has his opinion on that:

2.  the age-old discussion about what good is a Liberal Arts education (Sociology, English, History, Philosophy, etc)...what is it good for.  There is no money at the end of that trail.  Well, here is an article about that same subject by someone who should know.  So what did you major in?:

3.  The Santa Monica news bureau turned this one on to me.  It is in regard to the new Bourgeois Mexican Middle Class, which is a large growing demographic, and it may replace some stereotypes that exist in Gringoland.

Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution?
-- Groucho Marx

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