Apologies for the tardiness of this post, I pressed snooze a couple times too many. Early mornings and late nights, are catching up on me. Not many people are granted the luxury of pro hour riding. I, like many people who work 9-5, fit my riding in before work.
Phil Gramm, architect of the repeal of Glass-Steagall and subsequent financial collapse, feels very, very sad about one rich pal's measly severance package. Phil Gramm, a former three-term Republican senator from Texas who once ran the Senate Banking Committee, told the House Financial Services Committee yesterday that "it was an outrage" that his friend Edward Whitacre, the CEO of AT&T, only got "$75 million" when he retired in 2007.
We feel guilty that we're constantly plugged in. We sense that our smartphones are making us less focused, that constantly checking our email and Twitter is making us less productive, and more disconnected from our real lives. But what do we really know about how our devices are affecting us?
Economy CREDIT: Library of Congress After backlash from conservatives that AP guidelines released last year by the College Board were unpatriotic, the new AP standards, which are effective immediately, will use the phrase "American exceptionalism," and includes the founding fathers, according to Newsweek.