8 Things to Read in 2011

This week last year, I read The 5000 Year Leap.  Good book.  If you haven’t read it, do so. You might learn some interesting things.  But don’t expect The 5000 Year Leap to change you.  Or history. It won’t.  Now, if 70 percent of the US population read it, it might make a difference.  Or […]

Don’t Blink (you’ll miss the recovery)

The stock market reacted mildly to some devastating economic news today.  In fact, the stock market appears to be in denial about the state of America’s economy.  Existing home sales fell in May.  As of this morning, economists expected a six percent increase.  Economists expect new home sales to be worse than existing home sales. […]

Leave Me the F*** Alone, Nannies!

It took the nanny-staters to more than a minute to scream at low-carb dieters like me about the Mediterranean Diet study released today. The study shows that Atkins-like, low-carbohydrate diets are the most effective kind for both weight loss and good health.  That joys me, because the only way I can lose and keep of […]