Monthly Archives: May 2010

Teachers Are “Shovel Ready”

Regarding ‘shovel ready’, these jobs are very ready–and obviously the layoffs can be halted with the stroke of a pen.
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Posted in Economics, Education | 4 Comments

Day Traders and Why We Need a Transaction Tax

Very bright people, extracting money by speculation.
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Posted in Basic Human Decency, Bidness, Economics, Taxes | 14 Comments

Programming Note: ASM Meeting.

I’ll be at the ASM meeting in San Diego next week.
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Texas Board of Education Decides to Inflict Brain Trauma on Millions of U.S. Children

These ‘standards’ are Lynne Cheney’s wet dream.
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Posted in Conservatives, Education, Fucking Morons | 7 Comments

Wednesday Links

We’re having a very wet Wednesday. Time for links.
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Thoughts on Beinart’s “The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment”

“Israel, Right or Wrong” and the ‘lost generation.’
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Posted in Jewish Stuff | 2 Comments

Tuesday Links

Happy Tuesday. Links for you.
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Why Science Journals Need to Move to Online Only Publishing

It’s the supplemental materials, stupid.
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Posted in Publishing | 9 Comments

Farewell Revere

It was a great run.
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The Economic Tyranny of Double Entry Accounting

It is impossible for the government and the entire private sector to both run surpluses. This isn’t political theory or ideology, it’s arithmetic.
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Posted in Economics, Management, Mathematics | 5 Comments