eBay Benefited from Hacker Attack

The first giant of digital commerce, eBay, is undergoing a major makeover. Hackers accessed the data of 145 million users, mostly US citizens and took down their bust,...

Chag Sameach: Wishing You a Happy Passover

The White House emailed us the letter below, and with gratitude we wish the TPV intern friend Chag Sameach, too.  The belated answer was...

America’s Beautiful Guns

Marquel, the only Times rigorous reader correspondent, woke up to the old news that guns have their own mind and will, much like a man. A...

Google’s Cloud, TPV’s Silver Lining

For the last 24 hours, various media outlets discussed the imminent antitrust lawsuit the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will initiate against the Internet search...

Breathe, Breathe in the Air

Recently, Louisiana has decided that smoking in mental institutions was a faux pas.  Indeed; Louisiana is silently disallowing the use of tobacco by patients...

Hillary’s Bill Collection

Bill de Blasio will be the next Mayor of NYC and now he is getting ready to break bread or pie with Hillary. I...

Obama the Loyalist

Obama is getting ready for departure, though he just started his second term. He is standing by Lady Hillary who may bring us Gov...

TheWeekholeView: Guess Who’s Happy and Who’s Happier

Here, each hole starts on Wednesdays and this is what fell through this past week, in more than one way or day: On Wednesday,...

Wine’s Pedigree Faked

European authorities are pursuing a network of counterfeiters who passed off hundreds of bottles of mediocre wine as Romanée-Conti, often considered the best...

Who’s the Democrat?

We cannot be sure whether President Obama got sick of ThePotholeView calling him names or whether he just woke up and decided to get...

Tragicomedy à la Federico Fellini

The United States of America is tired of being the world’s Cesar.  To make sure that it can retire, even if no one steps...

When More Is Less and Vice Versa

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Grim Reaper Section correspondent was staying still when a fly bothered him and read When Death Comes, and the Obituary Quickly...

Watch, Don’t Think: The Case of “Top Secret” in Beijing

There is a profound distinction to be made between seeing and thinking, between witnessing something and unpacking it intellectually.  Wrapped up in these concerns,...

Managing Defectors’ Memories

Marquel, TPVs NYTimes Liars Section correspondent, was writing emails to imbeciles, when he read Prominent North Korean Defector Recants Parts of His Story. Shin Dong-hyuk became...
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