Monthly Archives: July 2010

Andy

July 30, 2010

Narcissistic Men Hate The Women They Can't Dominate

Why most narcissistic men are also misogynists:

Narcissistic Men Hate The Women They Can't Dominate

Here's something depressing: Narcissistic men are more likely to feel hostility toward heterosexual women than gay men- lesbians- or other heterosexual men- according to a new study.

Andy

July 29, 2010

Paul Krugman Blog

Krugman: "I've seen a peculiar meme surfacing here and there lately — the assertion that people like me are exaggerating how bad our current difficulties are- that things were actually worse in the 70s and 80s. … The truth is that this really is the big one. Catherine Rampell recently updated the recession comparison chart- showing declines in employment. Here's the percentage decline in employment in recessions since 1970:"

Paul Krugman Blog

These really are the worst of times.

Andy

July 29, 2010

Washington Rules

Bacevich is back with a new book:

Washington Rules

The bestselling author of The Limits of Power critically examines the Washington consensus on national security and why it must change For the last half century- as administrations have come and gone- the fundamental assumptions about America's military policy have remained unchanged: American secu…

Andy

July 28, 2010

Audition

Watching 'Audition' with Ron. He's never seen it before. 'ki ki ki ki…'

Audition

Andy

July 28, 2010

iNola

A band of merry geeks (led by Ginevra Kirkland) is off to set this Gulf thing right. You better get on board: http://inolayall.tumblr.com/

iNola

Our Gulf Coast was walloped by Katrina- and now BP's oil spill is throwing more devastation our way. We'll be sending a crew of merry tech geeks to go do the work that needs doing: fixing houses-…

Andy

July 27, 2010

Audit: US can't account for $8.7B in Iraqi funds

"A U.S. audit has found that the Pentagon cannot account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraq reconstruction money- spotlighting Iraqi complaints that there is little to show for the massive funds pumped into their cash-strapped- war-ravaged nation."

Audit: US can't account for $8.7B in Iraqi funds

Andy

July 26, 2010

Trojan Introduces 'No One's Pleasure' Condoms For Bitter- Resentful Couples

"No One's Pleasure condoms feature a quarter-inch-thick layer of non-lubricated latex with a unique abrasive texture that creates a variety of stinging sensations "for both him and her." The company statement goes on to explain that the product magnifies personal insecurities and awakens deep-seated- unresolved relationship issues that are "sure to raise passions and quicken your pulse.""

Trojan Introduces 'No One's Pleasure' Condoms For Bitter- Resentful Couples