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inconceivable

Posted in crazy,dynasties,economics by thehaikudetat on 04/21/2010

he'd be so much less scary after a few mimosas

Dear Burger King. A
mimosa without champagne?
You should be ashamed.

Image source: Of Cookies and Monsters
Read: Burger King Tests Mimosas and ‘Brunch’

it’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood

Posted in economics,elections,home,politics by thehaikudetat on 03/22/2010


A banner weekend.
Sunshine and healthcare reform
on the horizon.

 
Read: Obama plans to sign health overhaul bill on Tuesday
Image source: Destination Guide DC

beyond this place of wrath and tears

Posted in economics,nasty,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 03/12/2010

in the shadows of the stadium

A familiar
refrain. Pylons rise, shadows
fall on those below.

Image source:  nytimes.com
Read: Cost of Stadium Reveals Tensions in South Africa
Read: Invictus, by William Ernest Henley

countdown to SOTU

Posted in attractive men,economics,elections,entertainment,politics by thehaikudetat on 01/27/2010

Stuck in the office
But want to watch Obama
And play drinking games

Read: HuffPost Comedy’s SOTU Drinking Game
State of the Union Trivia
Image source: Telegraph

Ode to the Bar Exam, Part Deux

Posted in borrowed,economics by thehaikudetat on 07/22/2009

bankruptcy is funny!

Son’s got gambling debt
Statutory spendthrift rule
You’ve just saved his trust
 
(courtesy of nelly!)

Learn: Bankruptcy in the United States
Image source: Houston’s Clear Thinkers

time to buy in ny

Posted in economics,home by thehaikudetat on 04/09/2009
File:Dakota building New-York USA.jpg
please direct all housewarming gifts to the Dakota
Finally, even

Millionaires can afford to

Live in Manhattan.

 

 

Read: As Some U.S. Markets Level Off, Housing Slump Hits Manhattan

Image Source: Wikimedia

candy land

Posted in deliciousness,economics by thehaikudetat on 03/24/2009

Thank you, New York Times.

Now I can rationalize

My candy habit.

 

Savings sour, the sweets

Still sweet. Who needs a mortgage

When there’s Gummy Bears?

 

 

Read: When Economy Sours, a Tootsie Roll can still Soothe the Soul

Image source: Shape and Colour

Cramer v. Cramer

Posted in attractive men,economics,entertainment,nasty by thehaikudetat on 03/13/2009

The mad man and the
Funny man duel. Glissade, feint…
Stewart, the winner!

Is it comedy
Or tragedy? It’s just so
Hard to tell, these days.

Image source: The Globe and Mail

Watch : Extended Daily Show Interview

  Best Jim Cramer Moments

 

 

The G20 descends on DC

Posted in economics,politics by thehaikudetat on 11/16/2008

all the king's horses and all the king's men?

Motorcades, traffic

and finance, oh my! Bush plays

host, for one last time.

 

 

Image source: The Economist

A simple plan

Posted in economics,politics by thehaikudetat on 09/21/2008
Wall Street, NYC by say.fromage.

ground zero

 

A vegan bailout

Bill, no additives. Just a

huge new debt ceiling.

 

3 pages long, but

I’m sure they can find a way

to add in some pork.

 

 

Read: $700 Billion is Sought for Wall Street in Vast Bailout

Image Source: Flickr

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