"He's a snake in the grass, I tell ya guys; he may look dumb but that's just a disguise; he's a mastermind in the ways of espionage." Charlie Daniels, "Uneasy Rider" April 2009 - Posts - TT's Lost in Tokyo

April 2009 - Posts

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More on Boone Pickens and power regulation in Texas: in which I test whether Rob Bradley/Master Resource is still blocking my posts by TokyoTom

Here`s Bradley`s post, A Texas-Sized Energy Problem: Republicans, Democrats, and ‘Baptists & Bootleggers’ Running Wild in the Lone Star State (Obama sends his thanks) . I left a short note wondering how Bradley could have made it through...
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A note to the American Conservative Union on "Obama's Political Prosecutions of Opponents" by TokyoTom

Although Pres. Obama had earlier indicated he had no intention or interest in pursuing criminal or other public investigations into possible criminal wrong-doing in connection with acts of torture auuthorized by the Bush administration , Obama is now...
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In which I applaud another balanced, productive post by Dr. Reisman, and draw attention to a post by Lew Rockwell on the need for more power competition by TokyoTom

[Snark Factor: Ridiculously High ] In honor of Earth Day, yesterday Dr. George Reisman , Professor Emeritus of Economics at Pepperdine University and author of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics , put up a fun little post that mocks the full-employment...
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Rot at the Core: Dan Ariely on financial crisis & psycho-social aspects of cheating by TokyoTom

I just ran across an interesting speech and related commentary provided last month at TED by behavioral economist Dan Ariely , professor at MIT and author of Predictably Irrational . Both the speech and the commentary are worth a look. Ariely's speech...