Blog Posts - Ivory Tower



Ivory Towers

I sometimes confuse “ivory tower” and “ivy tower.” It’s only a matter of or. In my mind the halls of academe are frequently covered with ivy, but the usual term for a rarified higher education is actually “ivory tower.” A … Contin...

Ivory Towers

I sometimes confuse “ivory tower” and “ivy tower.” It’s only a matter of or. In my mind the halls of academe are frequently covered with ivy, but the usual term for a rarified higher education is actually “ivory tower.” A … Contin...

Ivory Tower (2014) DVDrip

Sinopsis: Andrew Rossi llega a los pasillos de la Universidad de Harvard con una pregunta en mente: ¿Los excesivos costos de la educación superior valen la pena? Resolverá las interrogantes hurgando en el mundo de las universidades públicas y pri...
by Peliculasmas.com on Oct 5, 2014

Ben Yellen: Blather from the Ivory Tower!

In March 2013 TPC wrote an article titled 'Ben Bernanke: Blather from the Ivory Tower!' that discussed the fact that, in our belief, he had absolutely no clue about a real world economy!Today, after listening to Janet Yellen blather on about the real...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 19, 2014

Bernanke's successor will be caught between reality and a hard place!

Which 'lucky' economist will be the winner of the Bernanke Replacement Derby?  The United States financial system is long into a Fed induced economic infusion of dollars that has run into the trillions and had limited if any success. There has...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 23, 2013

Boobs and Boobies! (Video)

The physical reality of women's breasts is self explanatory while the broader term of boobs has relevance for Ben Bernanke and the rest of the members of the Federal Reserve! The first part of this article is a non-disturbing PSA about women's perce...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 19, 2013

Flashback: Pearl Harbor and Benghazi redlines! (Poster)

Using the logic of community organizers, Ivory Tower eggheads and career politicians, the act of lobbing cruise missiles into Syria with no plan or endgame is merely punitive punishment and not war-like!  Does that mean the Japanese attack on P...
by The Political Commentator on Sep 7, 2013

Steven Hawking and his Israel boycott: Liberal, academic, elitist, hypocrite!

Or is calling a Liberal academic an elitist and a hypocrite something of an oxymoron? Steven Hawking is boycotting Israel by canceling his trip there due to the protestations of some Palestinian academics who have called for a boycott of t...
by The Political Commentator on May 13, 2013

Ben Bernanke: Blather from the Ivory Tower!

Bernanke Q and A redux: Nothing but a snake oil salesman! Back in December after a Ben Bernanke press conference like the one I am watching now, I wrote 'Ben Bernanke: Snake oil salesman! (Bonus animated video: QE explained)'. What I wrote then seem...
by The Political Commentator on Mar 20, 2013

Ben Bernanke: Snake oil salesman! (Bonus animated video: QE explained)

Watching Ben Bernanke answer questions am I the only one who thinks he sounds as if he is just throwing s--t against the wall hoping that something will stick! (Because the lemmings (business news pundits) in his audience just seem to listen and nod...
by The Political Commentator on Dec 12, 2012

La droga che trasforma gli uomini in cannibali

Sbarca in Italia la droga sintetica che trasforma gli uomini in cannibali. Una ragazza ucraina gravemente ferita dal fidanzato. E potrebbe essere l’inizio della fine… Immaginate di trovarvi dinnanzi ad una telecamera di sorveglianza, di q...
by Io parlo quanto mi pare!!! on Jul 19, 2012

Cows, Boys, and Indians

In India, the practice of espionage dates back to ancient times, at least as far back as an ancient book entitled the Arthashastra. The title translates roughly as The Science of Worldly Wealth. The book’s author called himself Kautilya — a p...
by SecretComedy.com on Apr 1, 2012

An Eerie Dissonance: Abstruse: Ivory Tower

Substant's Abstruse Ivory Tower was listed in the top 10 albums of the avante garde metal web journal Avantgarde Metal(avantgarde-metal.com) in 2010. An opener to a  new album to be released in 2012, will be featured in a NY press release,...
by Musing in Obama's America on Mar 26, 2012


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