"He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being human."
"Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today's winners are tomorrow's blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope."
Hunter S. Thompson
The economic news this morning was not good, with unemployment claims high and retail sales off.
But corporations are doing well, and the Time-Warner deal, which ought to face some serious anti-trust scrutiny, buoyed the bubble dreams of the one percent.
Snow day here. Have a pleasant evening.