For the troglodytes among us who can’t adapt to the thoroughly superior new style of indented comments on the G, someone has created this plug-in for Firefox. It allows you to basically pretend they never happened. An impressive little piece of coding.
Category Archives: financial banditry
Some rather unshocking articles in the Projo this morning (or the Urinal as my favorite local indie wags call it) RI Experiences Historic Decline in Population RI One of 2 States to Lose Population from 2011 – 2012 (The other is Vermont) Income is Leaving RI Faster Than the People Are Interesting to see if [...]
There are some real reporters working for the HuffingtonPost site these days. Here is a link to a long, and very well written piece up today, Monday about the years-long chain of decisions by private developers, their customers, and local, state and federal officials, that set up the people of New York and New Jersey [...]
Over the years I’ve heard Americans discuss all kinds of things going on in all parts of the world—various parts of Asia, China certainly, Europe, Mexico, you name it. One place I don’t recall anyone talking about much, aside from avid anglers and hunters, is Canada. I must presume they know that a rather large [...]
I spent a fair amount of time, in a galaxy far, far, away and long ago, traveling through Spain. Ten or twelve trips, maybe, and hitchhiking mostly, and even though it was at the tail end of the Generalissimo’s tenure I still liked the place. And the people. We’ve visited there a few times recently [...]
Fresh news from California: the county assessor in San Francisco (joint city and county government there) just issued a scathing report on the defects of the bankster’s performance, in about 400 recent foreclosures from Jan. 09 through Nov. 11. Here is the link to the NYT story on this. Among the findings: 85 percent of [...]