The last time I thought about putting money in the market, seriously was two Octobers ago. I almost bought a bunch of Berkshire Hathaway. I would have lost 20% of it by Christmas. I haven't calculated how much I lost this week in my IRA but I'm sure it's going to have me pissed. I stay out of the market, and have as much as I could since 2000. Right about now, I'm thinking of gold. Never thought I'd see the day again, and inflation hasn't even kicked in. Strange days, strange days.
Well That Took Long Enough
In 1979 when I was a DJ, I fell in love with a funk song by Breakwater called 'Release The Beast'. Every time I put it on, the dance floor emptied. It turns out that it made it into the new Iron Man movie. I knew I was right.
Oh Yeah Them
I forgot that I've been selectively syndicated by Center Movement. They republished my piece on Priest, Bellinger and Halperin this week. Here's how they describe this blog: Bills itself as “Curious, skeptical, analytical.” Smart, quirky and unbiased too. The Cobb of the title is not Ty but Michael David Cobb Bowen, a black neoconservative pragmatist of the Chicago school.