CPP has an interesting idea about the illusion of control and making real change, building from initial comments on politics and extending them into work life. Go read and comment. It’s actually similar to an almost excellent post by Fareed Zakaria earlier this week that we cannot link to because of his egregious misuse of the your/you’re homonym. He still hasn’t fixed it, and that makes us sad.
Something our Fox News watching readers should see, if we haven’t driven them all off (we suspect we have). The important part is where he runs the numbers and shows what 50% of the wealth of the poorest 50% of Americans amounts to and makes comparisons. Powerful stuff.
Center of gravitas noting that we find drunk girls sexy and that’s kind of sick. And not sick in the good way.
Would Neil Degrasse Tyson please run for president? A plea from pharyngula.
This xkcd made me laugh out loud, but DH doesn’t get it. I still love him.
Apparently I also have this B of A temporary credit card feature. Who knew? Well, In mint condition, obviously.
A trenchant analysis of the tea party and the general population by We are respectable negroes.
Dr. Virago with a fun informal survey on academics and debt.
Aieeeee! Do you have a kindle? Amazon is having a $1.99 Georgette Heyer sale until Sunday. I, um, bought 25.
Our hearts ache that some people are Not Equal Enough. A powerful post from A Practical Wedding.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance. (Rawr, CPP?)
Oh dear: dumb but catchy: