It’s time that normal Joe six-pack American is finally represented in the position of vice presidency
It took me some time finally get around to seeing this interview with Diane Sawyer. It’s a really touching piece on Clay Aiken and his coming out. He says that he really came out to himself in 2003 when he was on American Idol, and that the first person he
Once a quarter Hedges have to return money if their clients ask then they typically have 45 days. Considering how bad the market is I suspect that a lot of folks will want out.
Let’s see…how do you think the Freepi and the rest of the fringe will react to this. (Huff Post): Famed conservative columnist George Will told a gathering of Senate aides on Monday that Gov. Sarah Palin is “obviously” not prepared to assume the presidency if necessary, two event attendees told
Just a reminder that Caribou Barbie once planned on being the Lois Lane of the tundra:
And how did the Republicans repay him? With betrayal and racism. First they spent the last week trying to blame the Community Reinvestment Act for causing the crisis. The non so sub-subtext? That it was forcing banks to lend to blacks and latinos that caused the mess. That’s a simple lie, CRA sponsored banks and lending institutions have a lower default rate than non CRA lenders, because there are more stringent conditions, but lying has never stopped Republicans from dealing in racist appeals to the worst people in America.
The compromise bill retained the substance of the Paulson plan essentially unchanged but added a heavy overlay of oversight without any power of enforcement
Jordy Yager reports in The Hill: The House is limiting e-mails from the public to prevent its websites from crashing due to the enormous amount of mail being submitted on the financial bailout bill. As a result, some constituents may get a ‘try back at a later time’ response if
Dropping this stuff out of helicopters
Sorry, folks, but I’m afraid it’s going to be a bad deal or no deal at all. Here’s why:
The Republicans who voted down yesterday’s bill did so in large part because they disliked the few things we liked about it: Namely, some oversight, tax and punishment provisions.