Andrew Sabl

New York’s Flakiest

It’s no secret that I have my problems with Occupy Wall Street (as well as an honest admiration for what it’s accomplished). But this from its blog is just delicious and I can’t resist quoting it in full: NYPD Occupying Liberty Square; Demands Unclear New York, NY — The NYPD have been occupying Liberty Square… Read more »

Occupy Wall Street: Hopeless Leaders, Perfect Catalysts

I’ve been reading a lot about Occupy Wall Street. Last Saturday, I visited Zuccotti Park and took a look for myself. I think it’s time we recognized a clear but complex set of truths. The demands of Occupy Wall Street are both valid and popular; Democrats and Progressives of all tendencies should endorse them. The… Read more »

Is that a Gun in your Baggage, or Are You Just Glad…

I fly a lot. I’m writing this (thanks to in-flight Wi-Fi) on a plane soon to land at LAX. Yet I agree with Robert Poole at Reason’s blog: the gun that tumbled out of a checked bag at LAX is no threat to me.* How could it be? Yes, it should have been packed unloaded… Read more »

Money Manager Makes it Official: One Huge Donation, One Vote

A “longtime money manager” quoted in Saturday’s New York Times: “Who do you think pays the taxes?…Financial services are one of the last things we do in this country and do it well. Let’s embrace it. If you want to keep having jobs outsourced, keep attacking financial services. This is just disgruntled people.” He added… Read more »