I’ve got to be gone for three freakin’ hours for end-of-year school conferences, so in the meantime, I offer you Rush’s The Big Money, with particularly germane lyrics boldfaced:
Big money goes around the world
Big money underground
Big money got a mighty voice
Big money make no sound
Big money pull a million strings
Big money hold the prize
Big money weave a mighty web
Big money draw the flies
As awful as the attack in Orlando was, I don’t think it qualifies as the kind of “major” attack I was describing below. However, it’ll be VERY interesting to see what happens in the polls.
Recently I mentioned how “don’t talk about religion or politics” is usually wise counsel. And, as with most wise counsel, I ignore it. I actually hardly ever discuss religion, actually, because to me it’s something deeply personal, and to hear others talk about their own beliefs is more than a little boring. I get a little riled when one particular religion chops off people’s heads (or burns them alive in cages, or what have you), and I’ve learned to keep my mouth shut about certain religions dominating certain industries. I pretty much leave the topic alone.
Politics, though, is a different matter. I consider it every bit as interesting as charts, because, you see, it’s not stocks or politics I find especially captivating – – – – it’s the history that’s forming around us during our lives.
I’m going to step out for a little while, since Bernie Sanders is making his appearance in Palo Alto. I’ll be back later to do a post and report anything interesting or unusual.