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Ben Stein’s Diary
Ben Stein’s Diary
by | Apr 23, 2022

Saturday I really am blessed. Day after day, the weather here in L.A. is fabulously beautiful. I am not sure why certain columnists hate L.A. My L.A. is paradise. I have a house in Beverly Hills and an immense swimming…

by | Apr 21, 2022

Thursday A few observations for you, my dear friends. We have just had some golden, uniquely perfect moments in the world of investing. The federal government drastically lowered interest rates to fight the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We…

by | Apr 20, 2022

Wednesday What the heck is going on? In the incredibly brave Ukrainian people we have a nation which will fight to the last man, to the last bullet, for its freedom. We have seen so many people we have helped…

by | Apr 10, 2022

Friday Long ago and far away, when I was a third-year student at Yale Law School, one of my closest friends was a super genius named Duncan Kennedy. Duncan sat next to me in many classes and always had something…

by | Apr 7, 2022

One can improve one’s lot in life even in troubled times.

by | Apr 5, 2022

Tuesday The world is going crazy. Just plain crazy. Russia invades a sovereign state, Ukraine, without any provocation. The USA sends weapons to Ukraine, but clearly not enough. The Russians are now shown to be mass-murdering civilians in Ukraine and…

by | Mar 29, 2022

Monday All morning long I had a nightmare. It would not stop. I was on the pier where we keep one of our boats in Sandpoint. I kept falling off and slipping under the water. But the water was not…

by | Mar 22, 2022

Tuesday Let’s face facts. Let’s look at something grim and terrifying. Comrade Putin is an aggressive dictator of a nation with above 6,000 nuclear warheads. He recognizes no limits on his cruelty and his ambition. He’s apparently not feeling well…

by | Mar 21, 2022

Monday The Russians are now where the Nazis were when they invaded Poland. Indiscriminate terror killing of civilians to “break the morale” of the Ukrainian people. The U.S. stands fairly idly by. Where is Mr. Biden? He’s been MIA for…

by | Mar 8, 2022

I am writing this in a large but dreary hotel room in Orlando, Florida. I’m about to give a speech to a large group of retired people. These are well-to-do retired persons. That means they are smart. They have the…

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