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Credit crisis April 03

A Dollar Is What I Need

I spent three and a half years in New York City before being called for jury duty, and I was impressed with myself for flying under the radar for so long, since Massachusetts came after me as the smoke was still clearing from my 18th birthday candles. I was new to my job at the […]

February 04

Happy Days are Here Again

When Orson Welles was doing his turn as ne’er-do-well Harry Lime in The Third Man (1949), he is said to have added his famous Ferris-wheel speech to the script to better explain his character’s bad deeds. Atop the well-known landmark (the Wiener Riesenrad) in post-war Vienna, he described to his confused friend, played by Joseph […]