Tax Hit Will Impact Cost Of Politicians

A bit of humor from Andy Borowitz in the New Yorker. Enjoy.

Billionaires Warn Higher Taxes Could Prevent Them From Buying Politicians

Posted by Andy Borowitz

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Introducing a new wrinkle into the already fraught fiscal cliff showdown, a consortium of billionaires today warned that if their taxes are raised they will no [...]


I Knew It Would End Badly

The Tuscaloosa News reported:

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has placed Walter White on their priority list of the county’s most wanted.

White, 55, was on probation for a 2008 charge of making methamphetamine when he was arrested on similar charges in Bibb County earlier this year.

White’s last known address was in the 22000 [...]


Worst Headline Of The Week

This is from Gallup:

PRINCETON, NJ — The Gallup Economic Confidence Index was negative in all 50 states in the first half of 2012, but positive in the District of Columbia.

Things are looking up in DC! I think this may indicate that they are a bit out of touch.



Barclays Fixed Rates














We here aren’t jumping on the kill Barclays bandwagon, but this was too good to pass up.


You Can’t Get Into This Nightclub

This is another video-gone-viral which interestingly is a watch advertisement (TechnoMarine-never heard of them). Can you even guess how much money it took to make this? Here is a glimpse of what they went through:

But creating the underwater nightclub set was no easy task. Thinkmodo went to California-based Sea Trek for the futuristic looking diving helmets. [...]


Norton Commmando Speaks

This is from the creative mind of Steve Twist. It is apropos of nothing economic, but for your weekend enjoyment.


Top Ten Tweets Of 2011

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Top International Story Of 2011

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If Kim wrote his own obituary:


Top Story Of 2011

A Report From The Onion:

Open-Minded Man Grimly Realizes How Much Life He’s Wasted Listening To Bullshit

Richman estimates he’s squandered 800 hours alone by letting salespeople pitch things to him that he’s not going to buy. CLEVELAND—During an unexpected moment of clarity Tuesday, open-minded man Blake Richman was suddenly struck by the grim [...]


The European Tautological Fund or ETF

The sharp-eyed DoctoRx came across this comment on a Zero Hedge post, ”Has The Imploding European Shadow Banking System Forced The Bundesbank To Prepare For Plan B?” It is brilliant, hilarious, and very sarcastic, which is a proper way to comment on the proposed solutions to the ECB/euro crisis. It was written by “Chindit”:

[Plan B is the] [...]


The Obama Diet