Daily Archive: July 27, 2011

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A Quick Question

Since I’m beginning the hunt for a new laptop: Does anyone have experience with/opinions about non-Word word processors?  I view a laptop pretty much as a glorified typewriter, and if I’m going to have...

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Plotinus: Enneads 1:1 Does the Soul Sense?

“Pleasure and distress, fear and courage, desire and aversion, where have these affections and experiences their seat?” In other words, are they rooted in the Soul, the Body, or some combination of the two?...

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Fund-raising drive

Update: We are now at about 90% of our $1,000 goal at this time. Thank you so much to everyone. This has been our strongest showing ever, which is very cool. Update: We are...

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All Deficits and No Jobs Make Homer Something Something

Deficits don’t matter during a recession. We should be running deficits during a recession. We should be running deficits when there is little to no inflation. We should be running deficits when unemployment is...

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Perry nips at Romney’s heels

I knew that Perry would be Romney’s only credible threat, the only real contender in this race. Palin is too vapid for most center-right non-base voters. Bachmann is a congress-critter, not a governor, and...

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Debt Ceiling Updates

Intrade suggests the debt ceiling isn’t getting raised until after July 31 — a nailbiter, in other words. But it also thinks we’re likely to get some kind of deal in August. What will...

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Debt and the ticking clock

I have been watching the progress (what little there is) on the debt ceiling, and I have to say I’m feeling a little apprehensive. There is now less than a week before the US...

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