Posts Tagged ‘Yuppies’

The Bailout Methodology That Had to Happen

The government is finally about to start buying up the garbage assets that all the big banks are holding. From the WSJ, still owned by the same people who brought you When Animals Attack: ‘Bad Bank’ Funding Plan Starts to Get Fleshed Out This one is going to be a public-private partnership, wherein the government […]

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Dudes, Why So Much Debt?

The Wife and I had a good discussion today sparked by Sunday’s first piece in the New York Times series on debt in America. (And thanks to J Frog for sending me that way today.) I did learn a nice history of the lending industry from the article, in particular the industry’s shift in focus […]

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So Long, D.C.

What I’ll Miss Least: The transient nature of the city–at least the whitey part of the city. (NW, plus Capitol Hill SE and NE where we live.) I can’t shake the feeling that most people are here just to soon go somewhere else, and thus it’s harder to feel settled here than it has been […]

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I’m a White Person, and I Like Stuff Granted, the title “stuff liberal white yuppies like” is a lot more accurate, but this is still quality satire. Here is a good example; I had a design prof in college who loved AdBusters. (Ironically she was not white.) Advanced white people will supplement No Logo with a subscription to AdBusters, where they will […]

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Why Move?

I just got done reading this NY Times article about city people and the new fear they feel by moving to woodside country houses. If you could convert middle America’s stereotype of the “liberal elite” into a solid, liquify that solid, put it in a bottle, dip your quill into it and write out an […]

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