Posts by New Neo  (Page 22)
 

Detroit: all the way down the Telegraph Road

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Posted by    Monday, July 22, 2013 at 9:30am 7/22/2013 at 9:30am

Detroit’s declaration of bankruptcy has been discussed in countless articles, both the how and the why of it.

One thing nearly everyone agrees on is that it’s been a long time coming. Just how long? Well, if you’d like a musical interlude, just listen to this song “Telegraph Road” by Dire Staits...

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The IRS and the public: what’s a “bombshell” these days?

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Posted by    Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 2:00pm 7/20/2013 at 2:00pm

As opposed to what should be considered a bombshell?

I refer you to this column by Peggy Noonan entitled “A Bombshell in the IRS Scandal”:

The IRS scandal was connected this week not just to the Washington office—that had been established—but to the office of the chief counsel.

That is a bombshell—such a big...

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Obama’s identification with Trayvon Martin

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Posted by    Friday, July 19, 2013 at 8:00pm 7/19/2013 at 8:00pm

Either President Obama identifies pretty strongly with Trayvon Martin, or he’s pretending to do so for political purposes.

First we had Obama’s statement that, if he’d had a son, he’d have looked like Martin. That was fairly early in the game. But now, post-verdict, we have the following from the president:

When Trayvon...

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