Yearly Archives: 2010

What’s On My Kindle

With my new Kindle I have been going through Project Gutenberg and downloading all the classics: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Siddhartha, The Art of War, and several other books I have a vague … Continue reading

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Why Taxes Don’t Matter

I guess this is part two of my economic policy rant. This morning I woke up well rested and I was greeted by CNN with yet another Republican talking point: “we should extend the Bush tax cuts because lower taxes … Continue reading

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San Diego Has Food Trucks!

Gourmet food trucks have become a huge fad in LA. My UCSD colleagues will be pleased to know that San Diego has more than just kalbiQ as well. Frankly, there were more than I anticipated and I’m sure I missed … Continue reading

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Taxes: Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics

Under Republican pressure, President Obama recently announced his plan to extend the Bush Tax cuts for another two years. That pressure comes from politicians who keep insisting that tax cuts, especially for the rich, are good for growth. That belief … Continue reading

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The Kardashian Kard: Synergy Catastrophe

Just when you thought we’d seen the financial services industry at it’s shadiest… they found a way to partner with someone even worse, Hollywood. The Kardashian Kard is a prepaid debit card with outrageous fees ($195.35 in the first year, … Continue reading

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