Jan 1, 2013

100 Words on the Term That Was, and Will Be

Following the taxing conclusion of the 2012 Term, and a retreat to his “impregnable island fortress,” Chief Justice Roberts returns to anchor the Justices for a new year. All eyes turn to Justice Kennedy to augur his votes on same sex marriage, affirmative action, and voting rights. Yet, if NFIB taught us anything, don’t count the Chief’s broccoli till it fully grows in.

With that,  may I join the Chief in singing:

Should old acquaintances–with the taxing power–be forgot;

and never brought to mind–that means you Jan Crawford!

For auld lang syne.

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Jan 1, 2013

I’ll be on Al Jazeera English with Nassim Taleb on Thursday at 2:30 EST

If you have any questions for Taleb, please share them here, and I will try to ask them.

I was a huge fan of Black Swan, and am reading Antifragile now. I’ve written quite a bit about Taleb’s work here.

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