Last Saturday night, the financier Leon D. Black celebrated his 60th with a blowout at his oceanfront estate in Southampton, on Long Island. After a buffet dinner featuring a seared foie gras station, some 200 guests took in a show by Elton John. The pop music legend, who closed with “Crocodile Rock,” was paid at least $1 million for the hour-and-a-half performance.
Read all about it here. Grease up the wheels on that tumbrel ... I hate that squeaking noise. These people really, truly do not know, understand, or care about this country.
And then, a comment from blog I like: 'The malaise will not be spread evenly on the sandwich.'
I may be feeling whiny because my piddling collection of IRAs has shed a bunch of money in the last couple of weeks.