FRED is Dead

In my post earlier this month explaining why I stopped using current government statistics, I mistakenly left the FRED data widget in place. It has now been removed. I have replaced it with a tombstone. This artwork is my intellectual property based on a public domain cartoon from In turn, I declare this image to be public domain. Please feel free to download it and use it as you deem appropriate. Continue Reading →

Detroit Bankruptcy Brought Out Humor and Snark

The idea here is that Mitt Romney said he would have let GM and Chrysler go bankrupt during the presidential campaign. The Obama campaign promptly took credit for not letting “Detroit go bankrupt.” On the internet stuff lasts forever. Continue Reading →