Monthly Archives: December 2011

Friedman Manages to Forget Why We Went to War in Iraq

The Iraq War was the single largest mistake America has ever made. This is not hyperbole. Iraq had no WMDs and they were not harboring al Qaeda. Saddam Hussein was no threat to the citizens of the United States, nor … Continue reading

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Are You Scrobbling?

I had to look this up when I wasn’t sure of its meaning in a Spotify ad. I’m too young to be feel dated. “So I scrobbled my Best of Peruvian Charango, and nobody listened to it. This makes me … Continue reading

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McDonald’s: Just as Difficult to Get Into as Harvard By Percentage

Percentage of applicants offered undergraduate admission to Harvard this year:  6.2 Percentage of applicants accepted for employment on McDonald’s National Hiring Day in April: 6.2 – from Harper’s Index, June 2011 via TYWKIWDBI Hard days to an applicant of most … Continue reading

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Leaf Blower Wars: Why Rich People Are More Self Absorbed Than the Rest of Us Example 372

Rich people want higher quality leisure. They don’t care if you have to labor harder and longer in your own yard.

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