Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Union Trilemma

(keep in mind: this ad, though hilarious, does involve a lot of profanity) I’ve now talked to some people who have read this blog and yet aren’t Zuuko and one thing that becomes clear is that I should not be … Continue reading

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Absurd Penile Censorship

Definition of Absurd: (1) ridiculously unreasonable, unsound, or incongruous <an absurd argument>, or (2) having no rational or orderly relationship to human life : meaningless <an absurd universe>; also : lacking order or value <an absurd existence> Every now and then, I … Continue reading

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The Road To Hell…

When I read articles such as this one, Taxing Financial Transactions: Heading for an Own Goal, I sometimes despair. Both for the policy that is proposed and for how the various interested parties for or against a policy cloud their … Continue reading

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Why Parity Sucks in 2012

  As already mentioned, I’m not in favour of increased parity (and I already made the weak interaction joke*, so I can’t even say anything clever about this fact). My opinion on this as of very recently was that there … Continue reading

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The composer’s apprentice

“The wrong of unshapely things is a wrong too great to be told” –W.B. Yeats The quiet rattle of the hotel air conditioner. A groaning squeak of the bed. A dialogue I can’t make out. The wail of poorly adjusted … Continue reading

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To PE Or Not To PE

Alternatively titled Part 2 of Why Being a Banker Sucks Ass. Zuuko (early 20’s): Omg… I’m on the deal. Not just on it. I’m running the model. The picked me. YES! Finally, all those hours of knob-polishing and crevice-licking have … Continue reading

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Now I See

Dale: You ever dealt with a drug dealer? It’s terrible, it’s weird, it’s awkward. They think they’re your friend, but they’re not. Radio Personality: Dale, I get your point. Thanks for your input. Next caller, please. –Quote from Pineapple Express At … Continue reading

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