Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Center Cannot Hold

We could use more hindsight these days. Three years after the fact, we learn that Henry Paulson manipulated hedge funds even before he was given the sole authority over Republican killer TARP. Around the same time, Barack Obama was running … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, 2012 GOP Primary, Barack Obama, Corruption, Crony Capitalism, Democratic Party, GOP Shenanigans, Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Tea Party | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Dark Side of the Farce

Via Hot Air, a new Ron Paul ad reminds Republicans that Newt talks out of both sides of his ass. No Newt is good Newt. This is an open thread.

Posted in 2012 GOP Primary, Newt Gingrich | Tagged | 39 Comments

It’s time for some fresh blood

Old guard fades from Dem ranks Slowly but surely, the old guard of the House Democratic Caucus is fading. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), with his announcement Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2012, joins a growing list of … Continue reading

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The Final Occupation

Looks like Occupy La La Land is over: Occupy L.A.: Police begin dismantling encampment Hundreds of Los Angeles Police Department officers have deployed onto downtown streets to clear out the Occupy L.A. camp on the lawn of City Hall. Columns … Continue reading

Posted in Occupy Wall Street, OWS | Tagged | 9 Comments

Worst Democrat Ever

Obama’s Job Approval Drops Below Carter’s President Obama’s slow ride down Gallup’s daily presidential job approval index has finally passed below Jimmy Carter, earning Obama the worst job approval rating of any president at this stage of his term in … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, Barack Obama, Democratic Party, Politics | Tagged | 17 Comments

Cain “reassessing” candidacy

National Review: In a conference call this morning, Herman Cain told his senior staff that he is “reassessing” whether to remain in the race. He will make his final decision “over the next several days.” “Obviously, you’re all aware of … Continue reading

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More Evidence that Paulson belongs in jail

Another shocking story, this time from Bloomberg Businessweek. This goes back to July 2008, when Congress was panicking about Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac being the next dominoes to fall. How Paulson Gave Hedge Funds Advance Word of Fannie Mae … Continue reading

Posted in Crony Capitalism | Tagged | 25 Comments