Grumpy economist

By Thomas Macauley on

An excellent post about taxes: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012 Buffett Math Warren Buffett, New York Times on November 25th 2012: Suppose that an investor you admire and trust comes to you with an investment idea. “This is a good one,” he says enthusiastically. “I’m in it, and I think you should be, too.” Would your reply possibly …

It’s 1984

By Thomas Macauley on

“…do you know where your freedoms are?”   DC Comics Annual Batman and the Outsiders 1984 $1.25, CAN.$1.50, U.K. 45p Approved by the Comics Code Authority Batman and the Outsiders Annual 1. Published and Copyright 1984…

CGC Threatened

By Thomas Macauley on

State Department: We did not relay threats to Chen | The Cable thecable.foreignpolicy.com US says we relayed no threats to Chen from PRC… while relaying that if Chen did not leave US Embassy his family would be held in care of his jailers in Shangdong and would never be reunited with him. That was relaying …

CGC

By Thomas Macauley on

Hopefully we let this fellow stay (I figure we kicked out Wang Lijun to make Xi Jinping happy) http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9232991/Chinese-activist-Chen-Guangcheng-sheltering-in-US-embassy-in-Beijing.html