03 Oct 2008

Donna Edwards Explains Her Yes Vote on Bailout

I’m just going to post this so people can offer their reactions:

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03 Oct 2008

Donna Edwards Explains Her Yes Vote on Bailout

Statement in the post, open for public feedback.

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30 Sep 2008

Shorter David Brooks: I Crave Bondage

When self-parody becomes a cry for psychotherapy: “What we need in this situation is authority. Not heavy-handed government regulation, but the steady and powerful hand of some public institutions. . .”

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28 Sep 2008

Bailout May Lack the Votes

It’s not at all clear the House has the votes to pass this pig, this economic hate crime. Twincities.com has some reporting, quoted in the diary, I have not seen others perform. The situation seems, at best, fluid.

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28 Sep 2008

I Just Lost At Least $2500

Say Hell F*#!ing NO to the Shakedown!

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28 Sep 2008

I Just Lost At Least $2500

Say Hell F*#!ing NO to the Shakedown!

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27 Sep 2008

Why Does McCain Blink So Much?

Check out the video. It’s just a sample, we could have taken almost any footage. I mean, it was manic. I don’t know what the hell it was about, but it made it really, really hard for me to look at him. He was going way too fast to count. Does he do this all the time? Why do you think he blinks like he has butterfly wings for eyelids? Watch the video!

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26 Sep 2008

McCain’s Online Ads Say He Won Debate. . . Before Debate Occurs

WaPo has the screenshot. This is a play right out of the Kerry 2004 playbook, and it works, except you’re not supposed to screw up and release the ad early. Oops!

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26 Sep 2008

McCain’s Online Ads Say He Won Debate. . . Before Debate Occurs

WaPo has the screenshot. This is a play right out of the Kerry 2004 playbook, and it works, except you’re not supposed to screw up and release the ad early. Oops!

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25 Sep 2008

Breaking: Obama Lays Down a Marker on the Bailout

During the Clinton Global Initiative conference, Barack Obama reiterated his commitment to specific principles in any Wall Street bailout plan. As a bonus, Bill Clinton made a point of saying how Obama has not politicized the matter, in an implied slapdown to McCain. Commenters are skeptical, and of note, Obama says nothing about bankruptcy reform.

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