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Archive for April, 2008

Death and Taxes

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

“Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes,” Benjamin Franklin. But, since taxes are so certain it would make sense that we should understand the point of taxes. The conservatives have been crying for years now that our taxes are too high and they should be cut. The ...

Upside Down and No End in Sight

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

  My Sister-in-law is in the market to buy a house. Via Bloomberg: About half of recent subprime and Alt-A borrowers may soon owe more on their mortgages than their houses are worth or hold minimal equity, putting $800 billion of debt at greater risk of default, according to Barclays Capital. Subprime loans ...

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

 

We’re There

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

From Political Wire: A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll -- to be formally released tonight -- shows that just 21% of Americans approve of President Bush's job in handling the economy -- his lowest number ever as president on that question. In addition, an amazing 81% believe the country is ...

Democrats and Independents Say Reverend Wright is Sincere, Republicans Disagree

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

From MediaCurves: Flemington, NJ, April 28, 2008– Results from new national study among 618 self-reported Democrats, Republicans and independents, revealed that while a majority of Democrats and independents reported that Reverend Wright was sincere after viewing his comments, Republicans disagreed with their assessment. Among the study findings: * 57% of independents and 60% ...

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2008



Did Reverend Wright Derail Obama?

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

One thing that everyone can recognize is an idiot with an open microphone. In the past several days Reverend Wright has done his best to pretty much kill the chances of an African American like Barack Obama ever becoming the Democrat nominee for President. What the good reverend has done ...

How to Solve the Energy Crisis

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Any time there’s a crisis, some demagogue or politician (is there a difference?) will come up with a magic solution. And somehow this “solution” always seems to be the exact same thing that this demagogue has always wanted to do. How convenient. Ask Grover Norquist to solve a problem, any problem: ...

Obama cuts the cord and his friendship with Rev Wright

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In a press conference today Obama went off on Rev. Wright: "I am outraged by the comments that were made yesterday and saddened by the spectacle," Barack Obama just said about the things said Monday by Rev. Jeremiah Wright, his former pastor. Obama has opened a news conference in North Carolina with ...

McCain’s healthcare plan; created by the healthcare industry

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

I know McCain isn't stupid..but for the love of Buddha wtf is the deal with asking healthcare industry lobbyists to craft a plan for him? From CAF we get this lil tidbit: McCain and his handlers knew they had to say something about health care. So they turned to their friends ...

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