Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Debt Crisis

Here is an interesting graph—our national debt as a percentage of gross domestic product. Basically how much money we owe compared to how much money we make. Since the Great Depression, but especially since WWII, the U.S. has continuously had … Continue reading

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Child-Rearing in West L.A.

I’ve been in California the past two weeks, helping my sister manage her two daughters: a two-year old girl and a 1-month old infant. My brother-in-law got an email from a friend inviting him to a bachelor party in Las … Continue reading

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Summer Movie Roll Call: ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

Michael Bay has lost his mind. This is not news. He lost his mind a while ago. When he started out directing features in the mid-90’s he made one efficient, amusing buddy-cop movie (Bad Boys) and one genuinely good action … Continue reading

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