Category Archives: administration

Pathetic, Mr. President!

Let me get this straight. President Obama is going to spend 4 trillion (4 thousand billion) dollars this year, but being a frugal money manager, he is going to get his cabinet heads to save a collective 100 million dollars? … Continue reading

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Torture and the Bush Administration

This short article makes it very clear that we were torturing prisoners. I call anyone who disagrees (including John Yoo, author of the infamous “Torture Memo”) to undergo what these guys did and say it is not torture. What we … Continue reading

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AIG Vaporizing (Even More) Money

Wow! I must say, I am shocked! Shocked! that the government is handing AIG even more money (up to 150 billion now…and there will be more). What is delicious about this article in Bloomberg is the way it is spun, … Continue reading

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A New New Deal?

Finally! Someone is questioning the received wisdom that government intervention is going to “fix” all of our problems. Amity Shales even uses things like facts, evidence, and data to support his argument, unlike the Bush (and now Obama) administration that … Continue reading

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I Am Shocked, Shocked!

That 700 billion dollar bailout bill, that Congress passed in like, a week? Apparently, the administration is using it in ways that Congress never intended. Wow! I am so shocked at this. Who would have thought that an administration that … Continue reading

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Support Consumption At All Costs

Let me get this straight. The first “bailout” package did not work, so let’s see, what should we congressman do? Um…something has to work. I know. Let’s just have another “bailout” package. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try … Continue reading

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More (Possible) Nitwittery from the Administration and Congress

So…nothing is working thus far in repairing the damage that our overconsumption has caused. What is Congress and the Administration to do? I know, how about Stimulus Package II, since the first one worked so well (not). From the article: … Continue reading

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