Monthly Archives: October 2008

Bill, Joe, Rashid…am I next?

I don’t mind telling you that I am really worried about this. The most coincidental and meaningless of encounters with Barack Obama can catapult one unwillingly into the glaring spotlight of international attention. And frankly, there is much of my … Continue reading

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A unique retrospective

Maybe I’m a sap, but it made me happy seeing Andy and Opie fishing again, and Richie and Fonz talking about girls again.

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Comparisons to 1929

David Leonhardt begins his New York Times article with this sentence: In 1929, Meyer Mishkin owned a shop in New York that sold silk shirts to workingmen. Doesn’t anyone else find it incongruous that workingmen in 1929 would be buying … Continue reading

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