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Entries by Richard Laermer from 01/2009

Caroline Kennedy, We Hardly Know Y -- Wait, We Don't Know You At All!

| Posted 01.02.2009 | Politics

Ms. Kennedy, we don't know. We want to find out (preferably now) what qualifies you to be in the Senate as opposed to, say, a public servant at a lower level.

It's Bad, It's Bad -- And That's Good!

| Posted 01.13.2009 | Business

These are the times when you got to stop whining and do something. And I'm sorry to say you are going to have to change habits -- that's the good news. The bad is it may hurt.

Will The New President Cut My Lawn??

| Posted 01.16.2009 | Politics

While the next years will be a time of sweeping social change unseen in our nation, pinning those hopes on Obama's scrawny shoulders seems misguided. He is a politician, lawyer, and populist, but not a savior.

The Real American Idols are Going to Mess It Up for the Fake Ones

| Posted 01.22.2009 | Politics

Is it possible that the Jennifer Anistons of the world will at least temporarily take a back seat to famous people who -- gasp -- have something more to say than what the cue card tells them to?