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Elizabeth Warren to Citigroup: "...Dodd-Frank isn't perfect. It should have broken you into pieces!" [VIDEO, @ 6m10s]

Partial transcript* starting at 5m25s:

Democrats don’t like Wall Street bailouts. Republicans don’t like Wall Street bailouts. The American people are disgusted by Wall Street bailouts…

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"Life in Russia" Nominated for - Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Recently “Life in Russia” was nominated for – Very Inspiring Blogger Award – by Patrick Jones at “The Linden Chronicles.” He has the same passion for paleo-anthropology and archaeology that I do, plus the fact we are both writers. 401 more words


Patrick Jones reblogged this on The Linden Chronicles: The Wolf's Moon by Patrick Jones and commented:

The blog, Life in Russia, was nominated for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award! Congratulations! Blog on!

World Enough and Time: Stream-of-Consciousness Is Back

Had we but world enough, and time,
This coyness, Lady, were no crime . . .

With these words Andrew Marvell opens a poem that is both clever in its mockery of the traditional love poem and realistic in its awareness of the constrictions that Time places on us — not merely within the arena of love (or, possibly, lust, given Marvell’s implied ardor for the lady he addresses) but within virtually every area of our lives.

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Warren invokes Teddy Roosevelt.

This is great stuff. Listen to the quote at 6:00 “So let me say this to anyone listening at Citi —I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn’t perfect. 64 more words


The End of an Era

On December 9th, Mike Jeffries stepped down as CEO of Abercrombie and Fitch after posting nearly three consecutive years of losses and seeing his yearly pay drop from nearly $50 million in 2011 to just over $2 million this past year. 1,109 more words


The Road

Those who garden come to understand the slow unfolding of the seasons.  They see the magic of life springing from seeds sown in the moist earth; they have the knowledge to nurture the soil through mixtures of compost, manure, fertilizer, and top dressing;, and come to understand that feeding the soul while playing in the dirt enriches the heart.   664 more words

T. R. Roosevelt: Those Most Glorious Triumphs

December 10th

“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt… 577 more words

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