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Another Welfare Handout for Wall Street Tycoons

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

We've had almost a week of these hysterical cries of “Wolf!” and “Emergency!” After awhile those initial panic reactions of “Oh My God! What will we do?!?!?” start giving way to more rational analysis. After all, if you're trapped inside a burning building, your first priority is to get out alive. ...

Cold Feet

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

"If we pass this bill as they proposed it, we'll do an incredible disservice to the American people," DeFazio said in a fiery speech on the House floor. "What if it doesn't work? You have the execs come out whole and they scoot the money offshore. What's the next step?" ...

Execs Get Golden Parachute; Taxpayers Get Golden Shower?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

The more I see and hear about the bail out of Wall Street, the more I oppose it. Here's the issue. Taxpayers are being asked to ante up for the good of the nation...and to do so with minimal information and even fewer details. At the same time, the White ...

Alms for the Rich?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Could it be there's a tiny bit of backbone showing in Congress and smallest touch of gray matter showing in the electorate? Low and behold, after eight years voters finally figured out that Republicans are as financially responsible as a drunk frat boy in a stripper joint with a no-limit gold ...

McCain 2008: For Tort Reform Before He Was Against It?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Time and again we hear the GOP rail against the prevalence of litigation and the costs it foments. When it serves them to accuse the Democrats of being in bed with the American Bar Association, they infer that they oppose frivolous law suits and the burden they place upon those ...

McCain’s Commercial Lies Exposed

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know how to search You Tube, Google, Yahoo, or any other search engine to find the truth behind the lies McSame is spewing about Obama. At the time of this posting, almost 600,000 people have researched the subject of McCain Lies and commercials ...

Detroit Mayor resigns in plea deal..

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

He also got four months jail time. Its the coverup that gets them everytime. From the link: The married mayor and former top aide Christine Beatty were charged in March with perjury, misconduct and obstruction of justice. They're accused of lying under oath about an affair and their roles in the ...

George Marie Antoinette Bush: “Let Them Eat Bovine Encephalopathy-Infected Meat”

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

If you're still under the impression that our economy is based on capitalism or some sort of “free market,” this news item will shatter your illusions once and for all. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has been inspecting about one percent of America’s beef cattle for Mad Cow Disease. (The official ...

Big Brother is Alive and Well in Hickman, Nebraska

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This story might seem trivial compared to all the global and national events happening right now. But it’s a sick commentary on the way people treat each other; and how a power-crazed corrupt city government can bully its own citizens. It also shows that you don’t have to live in ...

Alaskan Republicans Love Their Crooked Senator (Or, Why The GOP Is Rotten To The Core)

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Alaskan Republican voters must really hate America and the whole concept of honor, since they overwhelmingly supported indicted Senator Ted "Internet is a series of Tubes" Stevens, giving him 63% of the votes against a field of six other republican challengers in that states recent primary election. Really? Were none of ...

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