Sunday, May 23, 2010

The White Individual and the Black Collective

Considering the fact that race represents such an enormous sub-stratum of American society, it is intriguing to me that it is discussed so infrequently. And when it is discussed, it runs along a distorted axis from painfully insincere to outright indignation. I suppose this is due to the heavily emotional nature of race and the fact that so much guilt and shame, anger and frustration are

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Liar's Poker

Let me say that I have always been of the opinion that one can make "mad" money only by the most unscrupulous and amoral means in the financial sector. I just finished reading Michael Lewis' best seller, Liar's Poker and Mr. Lewis, himself a past player in the game, confirmed my belief. I wake up to the radio in the morning and by some odd means my station is now on NPR, so I wake up to all