Archive for September, 2008

Fear Factor

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Quoting from Slate's Today's Papers: But then in the White House, a "verbal brawl" broke out in the Cabinet Room, according to the New York Times, and things quickly fell apart, which led to an eloquent declaration from President Bush: "If money isn't loosened up, this sucker could go down." Or, to ...

Wow! What a Deal!

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

I've been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the new Canon SX10 IS camera, which won't be released until October. Meanwhile, one can pre-order it from several places, including Amazon. But, Amazon's amazing price is so far below Canon's suggested retail price that you have to click a special link to ...

Palin and Witchcraft?

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

 Palin's words-to-the-effect "I'll get back to ya'" response to Katie Couric's request for specific McCain reform initiatives yesterday reminds me of Palin's approach to a 4-year college degree—six years of meandering through five different schools. The vice presidency is a 4-year term. What's Palin going to do? Take an incomplete? ...

Do you feel $700B poorer yet?

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

For eight years, the Bush so-called "administration" has been caving to greed and nurturing deep-pocketed lobbyists and contributors. In addition to allowing them to fully pimp the environment and pilfer the treasury through lax oversight and no-bid contracts surrounding the so-called "wars" in Afghanistan and Iraq, Bush has been slowly ...