Monthly Archives: September 2008

Lefter-wing Democrats Agree With Right-wing Dissenters; Cat and Dog Marriages Now Legal in California

In contrast with some other Democrats, some of the most “progressive” Demoracts have announced the “No BAILOUTS Act” (overwrought tasteless acronym included, no charge), which on first blush at least deserves serious discussion and a rebuttal by Paulson/Bernanke if they … Continue reading

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No, Democrats, Adding Irresponsible Homebuyers to the List of Bailoutees Doesn’t Make It Better

I’ve seen several variations of this comment: “I really do think there could have been a better deal,” said Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, a Democrat from Texas. “There was no mark in the bill for specifically helping Americans — Mr. and … Continue reading

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Rush to Judg- er, Legislation

While clearly Wall Street found yesterday’s failure of bailout legislation after a mere week of consideration and a day of debate to be a Bad Thing, I wonder if it’s not a good opportunity. The trend in the Bush administration … Continue reading

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Good Thing, Bad Thing About the First Presidential Debate

Good thing: nobody made trade with furriners their racist whipping boy. Bad thing: in a debate on foreign policy, international trade didn’t even come up. My friends, here’s some straight talk: we are soooo fucked.

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The Real Reason Steve Jobs Lost Weight

‘Cuz apparently Phil Schiller has been eating his lunch:

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