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Fri Dec 18, 2015, 10:21 PM

 

Weekend Economists Celebrate the Season! December 18-20, 2015 [View all]

And boy, do we have lots to celebrate!

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates .25% and didn't crash the global economy.
Snow is accumulating in the West and North and Rockies again.
And the DNC has just given Bernie the opportunity of a lifetime for a career firebrand.

So, lower the lights, pour the drinks, nibble some cheese and crackers, and enjoy!



This tune was used to great effect in the first Home Alone flick which got Macaulay Culkin his phenomenal stardom.





Then, there's that other classic Xmas flick: Die Hard! which brought Brit actor Alan Rickman to the attention of millions of fan girls (to the regret of Bruce Willis, no doubt).



And the piece de resistance, the WWII Xmas nostalgia of Monuments Men:



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