We were so eager to show Edmund Muskie’s unstable side that we were used by Richard Nixon.
Inside the debauching of the bond counsel tradition.
How the idea of the sixties takes the politics out of the eighties.
The first airplane built to U.S. government specifications flew at Fort Myer, Virginia on September 17, 1908, with Orville Wright at the controls. The plane crashed. Since then, more than 60,000 people have died in U.S. air disasters. And the government has reached the point of spending more than $2.5 billion a year to promote… Read more »
If we don’t, the losers will be America’s kids.
He could help them better understand the complexity and motivation of human beings in political situations.
Oh no, not the fairies too!” said a woman watching the Gay Liberation Movement march up Sixth Avenue last June, with a quizzical, good-humored expression on her face, as though they were so many puppies. “I’m from Ohio. I think it’s funny,” said a tourist. “I’d like to kick the shit out of them,” said… Read more »
Ever since 1983 when U.S. News & World Report first published its college rankings, the magazine has striven to improve its methodology. That should be quite evident, at least, by the fact that our first college ranking listed 76 colleges based on only a reputation survey, and 17 years later we have come to a… Read more »
Should you still need convincing that Wall Street salaries and bonuses have been excessive, consider this fact supplied by former newspaper reporter and Wall Street executive William D. Cohan in the New York Times: “Compensation has historically consumed half or more of every dollar of revenue generated on Wall Street.” Wall Street tells us its… Read more »