Current Events

A letter to GM bondholders

My dearest Motors Liquidation Company (formerly General Motors Corporation) bondholders, just because General Motors Company (the “new” GM) went public today, you will not immediately be receiving any new GM shares in exchange for your bonds. Your bonds are not from the new GM … they are from a previous company which is still in […]

Current Events Cycling

The real bad guy …

Ever since Vail Daily reporter Randy Wyrick wrote about a pending criminal matter in Eagle County, Colorado, the cycling community – indeed much of the country – has been abuzz with allegations of special treatment being afforded an apparently wealthy defendant. For those who have not seen it, Wyrick’s story alerted his community to the […]

Current Events Word Play

Quote of the Day

At any rate, congratulations, America, you’ve elected a group of people who believe government doesn’t work, yet will still take a nice cushy job in it doing absolutely nothing productive on your dime. I can’t possibly see how that wouldn’t work out. via The Black Guy’s Still The President – The Superficial

Current Events

Don’t blame the Republicans

WASHINGTON — With Congress increasingly paralyzed by the partisan fury of the midterm elections, the Senate on Tuesday voted against taking up a major military bill that includes a provision allowing the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell policy” regarding gay soldiers. Senate Republicans voted unanimously to block debate on the bill — the […]

Current Events

The Truth about Obamacare

As the mid-term elections season primaries pass, and the actual November elections approach, political rhetoric is flying fast and heavy … and it seems that the biggest itch getting people’s panties into a twist is the healthcare bill passed by Congress earlier this year, and signed into law by President Obama. People are upset about […]

Current Events

The Party of “Hell, no!”

I love it when a magazine with a decidedly conservative bent takes the American right to task for some of its idiotic tactics. It is sad to report that the American right is in a mess: fratricidal, increasingly extreme on many issues and woefully short of ideas, let alone solutions. At a time when redesigning […]