Weekly Links

Dumb, Dumb, Dumb – Firing a Teacher for Holding a Beer

February 12, 2011

This week’s weekly links is dedicated to the utter stupidity of a Georgia School District for firing a teacher that had a vacation picture of her holding a beer.  Seriously, she went to England, had a snapshot of her in a pub holding a beer and smiling and some conniving parent anonymously complained to the […]

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Evolutionary Reading – 1/22/2010 Edition

January 23, 2011

Here are some of my favorite reads from around the web, blogger networks I participate in, content I wrote elsewhere around the web, and other mentions: Best O The Rest: Financial Highway – Money and Ignorance Fiscal Fizzle – How We Save $1,000s on Health Spending Every Year Simple Dollar – Fresh Out of College […]

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Best Money Reads: Stop That WikiLeak! Edition

December 3, 2010

As much as I despise the treason committed by the soldier who downloaded classified information with the intent of disseminating to our enemies and the world, I am in awe of the implications of the Wikileaks phenomena and what it means to the world.  Not only have our diplomatic, strategic and historical records been divulged, […]

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Weekend Reading – The Luck o’ the Irish Edition

November 18, 2010

It was a tumultuous week in both equities markets and credit markets.  In the EU, several troubled countries saw their bond spreads over German bunds spike to record levels, especially Ireland.  Earlier in the week, Ireland was steadfast in their denials that they would entertain an EU/IMF-financed bailout but by Friday, it appeared as though […]

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Weekly Roundup: Pardon My French Edition

October 23, 2010

Pardon my French, but gimme a friggin’ break France.  People are rioting in the streets, burning down their own neighborhoods, bringing their entire economy to its knees (heck, Lady Gaga had to cancel a concert series in Paris – the horror!) over pension retirement ages?  Here’s the funny part, teenagers are rioting.  You tell me […]

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Darwin’s Weekly Reads – Gold on Fire Edition

September 17, 2010

With gold touching a new high this week and Treasuries coming off their record highs, there’s no clear direction for the market, interest rates or the economy as a whole.  Equities have slid sideways for weeks now and the unemployment numbers have been roughly meeting consensus (slightly below typically).  There’s the typical mix of optimism […]

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