Category Archives: Texas

The Financial Crisis: Lessons for the Next One | Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The massive and multifaceted policy responses to the financial crisis and Great Recession — ranging from traditional fiscal stimulus to tools that policymakers invented on the fly — dramatically reduced the severity and length of the meltdown that began in … Continue reading

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Greenland Is Melting Away – The New York Times

Amazing article on research being done to determine the rate of melting in Greenland. Source: Greenland Is Melting Away – The New York Times Share on Facebook

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Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch . . . | The Big Picture

Deep down inside, you already know this: There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch, financially or otherwise. Yes, of course, you understand that. Source: Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch . . . | The Big … Continue reading

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McBlogger’s Business Maxims #3890 Commodity businesses suck

You can really never say too many bad things about Carly Fiorina. She’s a thoroughgoing mess of a human being who took advantage of education and opportunity only to lay one of the largest goose eggs in American corporate history. … Continue reading

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Texas decides to waste money on bullion depository

I’m very impressed that Governor Abbott has signed the bill to create a bullion depository in the state of Texas. With Eye on Fiscal Armageddon, Texas Set to ‘Repatriate’ Its Gold To New Texas Fort Knox details the whole plan and it’s … Continue reading

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Dumb and Dumbererererererer

So, there’s this article in the DMN about the city elections in early May and the effect they’ll have on whether the Trinity Toll Road becomes a thing. Obviously, I started writing this the week after the election but I … Continue reading

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Great Article on Toll Roads

Apparently, this session of the Lege was all about wimmins innards, guns, and gays… seriously, they did dickall else which isn’t a surprise since you people elected folks with sub 70 IQs in an effort to show that black man … Continue reading

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First, realize there is no fucking crossover voter

Texas Monthly has done a fantastic piece on Battleground that’s well worth the read. There was one part that stood well out to me. Battleground’s volunteers reported up the chain that the voters they contacted responded well to progressive themes … Continue reading

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Super Shitty Service Station Spectacular: TigerMart on US 67 in Alvarado

Don’t let the fantastic gas prices, excellent selection of premium cigars, or the nice lady behind the counter, or the clean look of the store fool you! This place has shithole bathrooms like you’ve never seen. Trash sack over the … Continue reading

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I fucking told you so (Todd Staples Edition)

I don’t get to say I told you so often, mostly because people get really irritated when you point out that you were right and they were, you know, wrong. But this time, I fucking love it. Remember this? Well, … Continue reading

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