As some of you know, I crashed hard a couple weeks ago (September 25, 2010), and broke my arm good … a clean break of the humerus at the surgical neck. As near as I can tell, I hit a small sinkhole in the pavement … not a pothole, because the asphalt is still there, […]
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 […]
Lately, especially with the heated debate over the healthcare reform bill reaching a fever pitch, a lot of people have been tweeting things along the lines of “A Prayer for Obama. Psalms 109:8”. Psalms 109:8 states, “May his days be few; may another seize his position.” What’s scary is the verse that immediately follows. Psalms […]
When CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo asks 44 year-old Democratic Representative Anthony Weiner (New York), “If Medicare is so good, why aren’t you on it?”, Rep. Weiner replies “Because I’m not 65.” Maria’s response? “Yeah, c’mon …” Nothing like letting a few facts stand in the way of reactionary right-wing rhetoric.
… and I’ll bet that Art has something to say about it as well, and if not the A-Train, then perhaps the cats over at Mad Dog Media … Turkish? Nothing like giving the guv’mint the right to say “Okay, you’re fucking up, so we’re gonna shut you down and sell you off …” Tapping […]
America’s crisis in a historical context | Worse than Japan? | The Economist THERE is one consolation for the depressing instability of finance. History offers a rich array of banking crises from which policymakers can draw lessons—and against which today’s rescue plans can be judged. According to an IMF database, there have been 124 “systemic” […]