Archive for May 29th, 2010

Top Kill Fails. Is A Nuclear Solution Really On The Table?

By now you probably know that BP’s “top kill” operation has failed. There are a lot of different reports about what comes next. Here are a couple of links. One is to the Politico article on the failure and it contains some discussion of the next step. The other is to Business Insider where Joe [...]

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Getting Boomers To Work Longer

The Economist Free Exchange has an interesting post up about retirement. To some extent it rehashes the arguments about raising the retirement age and the need for individuals to take more ownership of their retirement planning. What was interesting to me was this passage: From a historical perspective the entire retirement concept it is relatively [...]

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We’ve Missed You Bill. Glad Your Back

As scandals go the “job for Joe Sestak” dustup is pretty small potatoes. Ordinarily it would have disappeared after a couple of news cycles. That it didn’t is testimony to being careful about who you bring into your inner circle. Having that old rascal, Bill Clinton, in the middle of things is what’s giving this [...]

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