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Archive for October, 2011

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Wells Fargo and Other Banks Are Backing Away from Debit Card Fees

Monday, October 31st, 2011

This is good news (unless you’re a bank stockholder): Wells Says No to Debit Fees. The article also contained an interesting graphic that showed the expected quarterly revenue that will be lost due to the new debit card rules. Bank of America is expected to lose revenues $475 million per quarter while Wells Fargo and […]

OT: My Brother’s Music

Monday, October 31st, 2011

My brother took a short scene from the movie, “Up!” and added his own piano playing. Tell me what you think. You can compare it to the original by fast forwarding the following video to 3:30… Oh, and PLEASE become of a facebook fan of The Music of Christopher Pritchard.

Doofus of the Day: Rosa DeLauro

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Thursday is Daiper Need Awareness Day in Connecticut… Gov. Dan Malloy is declaring Thursday “Diaper Need Awareness Day” in Connecticut as the state’s Democrats try to raise awareness of the cost and public health concerns of diapers. The move is part of a campaign to push the federal government to provide free diapers for poor […]

An Old Interview with Milton Friedman

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The more I listen to and read Milton Friedman, the more I like him. Although this interview is probably 40+ years old, the things Friedman says are still applicable today. The man was a genius. This video is around 30 minutes long, but well worth your time. Enjoy.

Circular Logic

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

I saw this on one of my friend’s facebook pages and thought it was hilarious (click on it to see a larger version): I think the source of the graphic is Capitalism is Freedom but the site wouldn’t load for me.

Netflix Update (It Only Gets Worse)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

I’ll just let the graphic speak for itself… I cannot stress this enough: NEVER EVER NEVER EVER PUT TOO MUCH OF YOUR ASSETS INTO ONE STOCK. It can fall and it can fall fast and hard. That’s JLP’s obvious tip of the day.

Milton Friedman on Greed

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Good stuff. I’m impressed that Donohue even had Friedman on his show. Here’s a transcript of the exchange I found on another website: Donahue: When you see around the globe the mal-distribution of wealth, the desperate plight of millions of people in underdeveloped countries, when you see so few haves and so many have-nots, when […]

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