Apparently in the 1940's and '50's, the intellectual elite of this country ( the Anthony Weiner, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Moore, Michelle Obama crowd of fifty years ago) fell under the thrall of another psyche explaining German named Wilhelm Reich (unfortunate last name given the timeframe) who hawked a product called the "orgone box" that accumulated the vaporous orgone. When one sat in the box, all clarity came to you as you experienced the "apocalyptic orgasm." Apparently once the gild was off the lilly of communism, Dr. Reich's solution to nirvana took hold. What is it today?
|If only Anthony Weiner had had one of these...|
And they still don't get it - this just in...it takes 887, 624 hours for banks to comply with the new Federal regulations. That's 110,000 days or roughly 395 years worth of man hours in cost that the banks now bear thanks to Dodd-Frank. And we wonder why the economy is slow. And where do you think that cost of compliance will fall? Still, you talk to some Simplibs, and they will tell you that the real problem with the economy is that there isn't ENOUGH regulation: "Cass Sunstein: "The Obama Administration's Ambivalent Regulator."
Well, there is hope. Maybe some reality is starting to sink in. There's this: "Obama Fundraiser Underwhelms" - apparently the swooning and fainting numbers are way down. And there is this:
Now that's some real hope for change!
RumbleDad forwarded the following pic - allegedly a gas station sign in Alaska...works for me!
That's it for today.