A New Gilded Age

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  1. I’m never going to wear a Tuxedo again, except to the Crematorium

  2. The University degree is the symbol that perfectly represents our Gilded Age.

  3. Yes, among the most powerful, I agree.

  4. I recall after vacationing in Dubai for a week having this weird, confusing feeling about everything there. I compared it to Vegas. In Vegas, everything is fake, and everyone knows it’s fake and they don’t care. In Dubai, everything is fake, but everyone pretends it’s real, and there was a sadness to it. But yeah, this article could easily be written about Dubai.

  5. One of the most amazing things about Epsilon Theory is that Rusty is every bit the writer and thinker as Ben. Well done.

  6. Avatar for bhunt bhunt says:

    I had exactly the same feeling about Dubai.

  7. Avatar for bhunt bhunt says:

    Fact check: TRUE

  8. Tuxedo Park reminds me of the Goose Creek section of Baytown, Texas where I was raised. There was a very strict dress code, “No shirt, no shoes, no service”.

  9. Avatar for jeff1 jeff1 says:

    I see your point. I couldn’t stand the place. The thought that people vacation there is beyond me.

  10. It could easily be written about my home town of Louisville Ky. We have a handful of families that run the city behind the scenes. They have kept professional sports out of our city , they kept a bridge from being built for about 30 years because the didn’t want the “wrong type” of people from Indiana wondering too close to their neighborhood.

    Anyway great tie in with current state of markets and politics I always feel that time reading espsilon theory is time well speant?

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