The Economy Archives

I apologize for the delay. The dog ate my homework. I had a death in the family. I got caught in traffic. And then my car broke down. But, as President Obama told us last week, “no excuses”: Without further delay, your PostBourgie-approved reading material from the weekend: As a native Houstonian, I feel the Read More

Hey, has anyone else seen that picture of President Obama ogling that 17-year-old girl’s ass at the G8 summit in Italy?: Of course you didn’t. Because there’s no such picture and he wasn’t doing that. Silly rabbits. And without any further ado, your reading material from the weekend: 1. On Friday, the Washington Post reportedthat Read More

Don Cornelius would like a word with you. Don’t make any dinner plans. In the meantime, your Post-Bourgie-approved reading material from the weekend: 1. Of course, homage must be paid to the King of Pop. But we will try to spare you from the overkill. Check out some really good write-ups here, here, here, here, Read More

For the last 2.5 years, I’ve had a job I enjoy, and colleagues I dig, and an awesome boss. The next 2.5, in which I intended to get my Master’s degree and grow professionally, are up in the air now. About two weeks ago, I realized that pouring my heart into my career doesn’t guarantee Read More

Seven people used it to describe First Lady Michelle Obama in Pew’s Obama at 100 Days poll. From the poll: Many of the words people use to describe Michelle Obama are similar to peoples’ early impressions of Laura Bush. In fact, three words, Classy, Nice, and Intelligent are among the top four one-word descriptions for Read More

Seven people used it to describe First Lady Michelle Obama in Pew’s Obama at 100 Days poll. From the poll: Many of the words people use to describe Michelle Obama are similar to peoples’ early impressions of Laura Bush. In fact, three words, Classy, Nice, and Intelligent are among the top four one-word descriptions for Read More

Completely Misreading the National Mood, AIG Makes It Rain. AIG, the mammoth and  mismanaged insurer — which incidentally holds the global financial market by the balls — is giving out $165 million in bonuses after getting $170 billion in taxpayer bailout money. Everyone is pissed. AIG said its legally obligated to pay the bonuses, which Read More

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