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Financial Meltdown: Math & The Myth Of Fiscal Responsibility

Friday, September 19th, 2008

While the details haven't been disclosed, it appears that the powers that be are considering a plan to bail out Wall Street...in a big way...on the backs of the American taxpayer. Troubling as this sounds, it may be the only viable solution. Regardless of the eventual solution, one thing is ...

Dana Perino Avoids Foreclosure on her Home

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

The White House press secretary avoids foreclosure on her house by doing one simple American thing, paying her taxes.

Artist takes artistic license…

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Jill Greenberg is a photographer. She recently took the picture below of Weathervane McCain for an Atlantic Monthly cover: Ms. Greenberg also asked to take some photos for her personal use. McSame's handlers agreed... Evidently his handlers aren't astute enough to realize that these types of shots are not...well...appealing nor do they ...

McGaffe: Oy Vey…er…Oh Mon Dieu…er…Ay Caramba!

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Yesterday, Barack Obama accused John McCain of being a member of the old boys club. If reports in the Spanish press are accurate, McCain demonstrated his bona fides as a founding member...at least as far as the "old" part is concerned. While the details are sketchy, it seems that the ...

Here’s A Game I’d Like To Play (from CNN)

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (CNN) -- Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin took questions with her running mate Wednesday night, offering at one point to play "stump the candidate" with a mostly friendly Michigan crowd. var CNN_ArticleChanger = new CNN_imageChanger('cnnImgChngr','/2008/POLITICS/09/17/campaign.wrap/imgChng/p1-0.init.exclude.html',2,1); //CNN.imageChanger.load('cnnImgChngr','imgChng/p1-0.exclude.html'); Asked for "specific skills" she could cite to rebut critics ...

I’m Lucky, but One Has Got To Wonder

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

I've got a good job, and it's not in the banking industry, but I'm getting hit hard. One has to wonder..."This has been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. There is no question about it," said Mark Gertler, a New York University economist who worked with fellow ...

Uber Cynicism: Wall Street Meltdown - Where’s George W. Bush?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Today, Chris Matthews is pushing an important meme in light of the ongoing financial meltdown. While Americans watch a free-fall that has resulted in a near double digit percentage drop in the stock market, Matthews is asking, "Where is George Bush and why hasn't he addressed the American people?" At first ...

What a McCain Staff Meeting Would Look Like

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Just following up on Dusty's post below. List provided by MotherJones. 83 lobbyists, count them--83 lobbyists work for McCain's campaign. These are the same people that McCain has denounced for the last few days yet they work for him. How is he going to clean up Washington when Washington already owns ...

Israel to be lead by a female?

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

From Yahoo/AP: Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni won the Kadima Party's primary election for its leader Wednesday, TV exit polls said, putting her in a good position to become Israel's first female leader in 34 years and sending a message that peace talks with the Palestinians will proceed. Cheers and applause broke out ...

Uncovering The Reckless Ambitions Of John McCain

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

On the one hand, I understand the calls for ignoring Sarah Palin and focusing instead upon John McCain. On the other hand, the choice of Palin is so utterly astounding that it cannot be ignored...and it most certainly reflects upon the judgment of John McCain and his assertion that he ...

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