December 2008

A Time Of Renewal

December 31, 2008
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Traditionally, we embrace the New Year as a time of renewal – nothing shocking in that. And we often see it that way personally, as well as on a larger scale. That can at times mean a business, a family, even a nation, it seems to me.

If you intend any personal...

Harry Reid: A Man Of Letters

December 31, 2008
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In light of the Blago appointment controversy, some may recall Harry Reid sending a letter to Rush Limbaugh falsely accusing Limbaugh of demeaning our troops. Rush used the foolhardy letter to demean and diminish Reid and raise over $2 Million for our troops on Ebay.

To much fanfare, Reid recently issued another letter,...

Did Blago Actually Have To Appoint Someone?

December 30, 2008
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Interesting that Blago's General Counsel has resigned. Maybe he took a deal from the Feds to save his own butt. But a serious question to the more lawyerly among us.

Blago plans on fighting the current charges, as well as impeachment. If I understand it correctly, Blago's constitutional responsibility in...

Today’s Blago-HaHa

December 30, 2008
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Blago is starting to look like Obama's crazy uncle who stopped in for the Holidays and is now refusing to leave. Let's see – did his Senate appointee Burris raise money for Blago, along with not being able to win in several primaries? Check!

Is lily white Harry Reid poised to...

No Dignity: McKinney Ploughed By Several Israeli Sailors

December 30, 2008
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Disgraced former lawmaker and Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinny was reported to have been observed smoking a cigarette and trying to relax in the boat's lounge after a provocative encounter with several Israeli sailors from a patrol boat. Reports suggest that as McKinney was carrying a cell phone, she was viewed as a...

What’s A Few Billion Dollars, More Or Less?

December 30, 2008
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As for bailouts, another $6 Billion for car companies thanks to Treasury, I guess. Is it even newsworthy at this point?

Arguably one of the worst, though subtle, impacts of today's bailout culture hit me on the head while listening to a non-bailout related news item on the car radio last night. The...

As You May Recall

December 30, 2008
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I don't mean this so much as touting my own horn. I don't claim to be an expert but did take the time to consider several opinions I respect before claiming the kind of shift in the landscape we're going to see from the economic downturn some time...

Ancient And Pathetic Liberal Moron Alert

December 29, 2008
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Oh, just how rich is this? Old morons never die, they just fade away until someone gives them a new soapbox at HuffPo.

The sending of a Christmas greeting by Chip Saltsman to the members of the Republican National Committee that includes a recording of the so-called parody, “Barack the Magic...

Time: You Know Whose Fault Gaza Is, Right?

December 29, 2008
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It would be nice to see the media, including Time, get together and agree on a date certain when it will no longer be justifiable to blame the world's ills on Bush X number of days, or even years after Obama is sworn in.

What might be more difficult to find...

Are You Getting It Yet?

December 26, 2008
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The inclusion of gasoline numbers drives some of this, though not in the numbers below. The numbers are below analyst expectations. My thinking is a re-alignment is taking place, whether we like it, or not.

Increased savings and reduced spending in what is a highly services-based economy like America's is a bad...

Of Worthless Brits And A Warning To Libs

December 25, 2008
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A few thoughts on this insanity – a Brit TV channel televising Imightneedajob's speech. Sorry if they conflict with the tone of what should mostly be a day of joy and peace.

Dorothy Byrne, head of news and current affairs at Channel 4, said that the network had a responsibility to give a...

It’s Merry Christmas, Dammit

December 24, 2008
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No, no complaints. Traditionally, I wrap up Christmas details on Christmas Eve, so I was out and about doing just that today. I always make it a point to say Merry Christmas whenever interacting with someone.

Usually clerk's faces light up a bit, I sense they feel liberated from not...

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