Reasons to reject re-appointment of Mr Bernanke… except for one!

It may be that a Republican has won in Massachusetts. Even so, it may be imperative to reappoint Mr Bernanke as Chairman of the US Fed Reserve because alternative candidates are worse qualified for this position. (This reeks of the old adage, "a known devil is better than an unknown angel".) Better stated... 'Better the devil you know, … Continue reading Reasons to reject re-appointment of Mr Bernanke… except for one!

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PIN is sin… says Credit Card company… go figure!

Try figuring this out, and you're caught in a maze. Indeed, I'm amazed at the lack of transparency that prevails through the entire credit card industry... and we, as consumers, are all caught in the quagmire, getting sucked deeper with no way out... except to carry cash! But, think about it, if you are out … Continue reading PIN is sin… says Credit Card company… go figure!

Your name… it’s on the tip of my tongue… it’s escaping me!

I'm snapping my fingers, I know your name... but heck, for the life of me, I can't remember it! Gee... this is so embarrassing! Ever happened to you that you're talking to someone, another person walks up to you to say hello... you know that you know this person; etiquette demands that you introduce the … Continue reading Your name… it’s on the tip of my tongue… it’s escaping me!

Oversight… the contradictions in its meaning just irk me!

Talk about anomalies in language, particularly in English! Even in the past, I blogged about this. Why can't people just use another word when they mean "supervision"? Under the guise of 'oversight' so much damage has been done to this country... not all of it inadvertently! Yet again, Mr Bernanke claims "lax oversight caused crisis"! … Continue reading Oversight… the contradictions in its meaning just irk me!