This was nicely illustrated in Paul Krugman’s fatuous column in Monday’s , “On Economic Arrogance” — the title describes Krugman’s own attitude to a T.
In it, Krugman attempts to account for the no-growth economy by marshaling the stock-in-trade legerdemain of academic economics: productivity, demographics, and labor metrics.
The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger. (read more)According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged. Rumor Explodes on Twitter Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him...
It’s a puppy dog and it’s going to lick your neck and make you feel all giddy inside!! All we need is one person who would’ve otherwise remained on that couch, to actually get up, and start changing their future.
And let me just stop all of you out there that are screaming, “yes, oh yes I would, I would DIE for that soft little puppy dog!!!! The tricky part is that at this point the pain is mostly out of sight, so it’s not an effective deterrent. You will have mortgaged your longevity for the short-term pleasure of inactivity. Now, for the REALLY unfortunate part: what I’ve just told you is an absolute.
He got his first taste of acting in the play Maps for Drowners at the Tiffany Theater on Sunset Boulevard.
He has modeled for Prada, Alessandro Dell'Acqua, and Durban.
Fact # 1: Every single human out there wants to increase their pleasure and reduce their pain, unless, of course, there is a design flaw. (By the way, every single person out there should immediately watch that doc. You see, sitting on that couch eating ice cream is that soft little puppy… Just about every single diet and exercise program out there works. Now for the REALLY, REALLY unfortunate part: I’ve just told you in no uncertain terms how to increase your pleasure and decrease your pain throughout your lifetime, but only 5% of the people that need to make a change will actually do it. I think we can reprogram ourselves to maximize our gifts.
Krugman actually knows zip about what afflicts us in the present disposition of things, namely the falling energy-return-on-energy-investment in the oil industry, which is approaching the point where the immense activity of getting oil out of the ground won’t be worth the cost and trouble of doing it.
And since most of the things we do and produce in this economy are based on cheap oil — with no reality-based prospect of replacing it with so-called “renewables” or as yet undiscovered energy rescue remedies — we can’t generate enough wealth to maintain anything close to our assumed standard of living.
Norman ignored her and looked at the photo of Sean in his uniform.
He is possibly best known for his portrayal as Murphy Mac Manus in the 1999 film The Boondock Saints as well as its 2009 sequel The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.