Apparently the entire fate of all humanity rests on one government-generated number that rolls out Tuesday morning, which is the Consumer Price Index. Here’s the history of it in recent years. Try to spot a trend, if you can.
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
I don’t get out much. There are a few reasons for this, but the main one is that I don’t need to. I like my life. I like my work. I like my home. I don’t feel the need to distract myself with sporting events, concerts, and the like. In fact, I hate crowds, and I can’t stand the nuisances of going to some big-ass event with the long lines, the securities, and the strangers. No thank you.
I made an exception during the weekend, because a dear friend of mine invited me to join a couple of his buddies to see Dave Chapelle and Chris Rock. The tickets were $340 (and they were the cheap seats!!) but I jumped at the chance.(more…)
Major support failure is looming.