You know what? Fuck the bailout.
notthatkindagay: ericasavestheday: So I haven’t really talked about this at all, but you know what? Fuck the bailout. For the past few weeks, while yes, I am scared about the economy, the idea that the Americans who were ROYALLY fucked over by the private banking industry would actually be pulling $700 Billion out of our OWN pockets to help the irresponsible businesses that fucked us over...
From the desk of NDTiger
As many of you readers know, NDTiger is a NDNation.com contributor who likes to write letters. He finally received a response to his letter to Pepsi. Please to enjoy: The economy is crumbling and Notre Dame is a now a feckless sham of an institution, but it’s still a great day for NDTiger. First the original letter: 700 Anderson Hill Road Purchase, NY, 10577 (914) 253-2000 ...
Almost time to get your gun and move into the mountains.– PS Myers. So you’re saying we shouldn’t abandon all hope yet?
I, perhaps unconsciously, observe women to try and determine how they want to be...– WSJ Writer: Conservative Colleges Save Young Women From Sluthood (via sarahchristine) Including this quote is where she loses her entire argument. We all bear responsibility for how we treat others. Trying to construct some sort of mitigation argument that “I only treated this person as...
supersonicelectronic:ardenashley:Day Man -...
233. Go down fighting.
I would rather go out swinging than looking. -MATC (via rulesformyunbornson)
If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and can’t tell who...– Paul Newman (via rulesformyunbornson)
224. Cite your sources, even online.
When in doubt, CITE CITE CITE. -MATC (via rulesformyunbornson)
A Slacker's Primer for Law School →
A., I read this and could not help but think of you. Please to enjoy. Hey, you. Yeah, you… The guy in the tattered Colgate Lacrosse hat sitting at the computer killing a hangover, reading shit like this when you’re supposed to dropping and adding courses for your senior year. You don’t know what you’re going to do with your life when you graduate, do you? Accountant? Too...
saramcpherson: This site is a nice little time-waster. It provides illustrations and simple instructions for such dilemmas as “Help, I’m not sure which fork to use,” “Help, I’m drunk” and “Help, I’m topless.”
Why do people say they're going to do things
when they have no real intention of following through? This is my top #1 pet peeve. I really don’t care if you’re overextended. You shouldn’t have agreed to do it in the first place if you didn’t think you could follow through. (scissor kicking furiously)
CONFIRMED: Blair Waldorf is a total badass →
She was born in JAIL. That is hard core. She couldn’t be more of a badass if she tried. Long live Blair Waldorf!
Woman "tricked" into sex by penis cream treatment →
notthatkindagay: meltinyourmouth: Sbano claimed he was in talks with a gynaecologist who was anxious for a certain cream to be applied, the prosecutor said. “He (Sbano) suggested he would apply the cream to his penis and apply it inside her. Mr Rees said the woman found the sessions “Clinical, not at all erotic”. She consented only because she believed it was a proper treatment. Silly...
I guarantee you, Barack Obama ain’t taking my shotguns. So don’t buy that...– Joe Biden on the NRA’s bogus claims that Obama wants to ban guns. Joe sure does have a way with words. (via winstonwolfe) I love Joey-B. (via notthatkindagay)
75 Books Every Woman Should Read: The Complete... →
sarahchristine: I’ve only read 7 of these books cover to cover. Others I own and have never read, and others I’ve read parts in classes but never read the whole thing. I should maybe read more classics instead of chick lit… I’ve read 17 of these and started two others. I always meant to get back to The Golden Notebook. I do not intend to return to Love in the Time of Cholera (I really...
From the desk of NDTiger
Ndnation.com contributor NDTiger likes to write letters. Here is his latest missive. American Egg Board Office 1460 Renaissance Drive Park Ridge, IL 60068 Dear Mr. Egg President, I am writing today because of a troubling flaw I have found with your product, the egg. You see, I am currently training for the Southwest-Central Ohio Iditarod, a bi-decade dog race meant to match the wits and...
Good/Bad Dreams Directly Related to Smells
rocketboom: “ Led by Michael Schredl and Boris Stuck — who have shown, respectively, that women are not awakened by the smell of rotten eggs, and that snores do not correlate with nightmares — a team of German researchers tested the effect of odor on the dreams of 15 young adult women, the demographic scientifically shown to have the most sensitive olfactories. Once deep in REM sleep, they...
what's a bank holding company?
dihard: In the largest restructuring deal since the Depression, on Sunday the Fed approved the applications of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to become “bank holding companies.” A bank holding company is, by definition, a company that owns and controls one or more US bank. Basically, this now means the Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs are more like retail or commercial banks. You know - the...
Disloyalty is the gravest of sins.
Dante got it right- the betrayers belong in the deepest bowels of Hell.
How to Sell Short
dihard: Perhaps you’ve seen headlines or references in articles about the ban on short selling. Many believe it is one of the main causes of the current financial crisis and the fall of such banks as Bear, Lehman, and AIG. But what exactly is “short selling?” How and when can you do it? And why is it so frowned upon? When to Sell Short: You sell short when you think that a certain stock price...