Monthly Archives: September 2008

Here Comes the Recession

No, this has nothing to do with the financial markets. It’s the fundamentals. Lots of charts at Econoday — go read: The 11 prior negative readings correspond exactly with the 11 recessions, so far, of the post-war period. If the … Continue reading

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Am I missing something?

Please excuse me while I clear some thoughts and some links. The Democrats and their minions are angry at the Republicans for not helping pass a bill that only a distinct minority of Americans supported. Quite literally, the Air America … Continue reading

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Pain in the Ass

Sunday’s PJ O’Rourke column gives us some grave news I looked death in the face. All right, I didn’t. I glimpsed him in a crowd. I’ve been diagnosed with cancer, of a very treatable kind. I’m told I have a … Continue reading

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First!

Must be all those bigoted bitter clingers Gov. Phil Bredesen has appointed East Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge Sharon Lee to a seat on the state Supreme Court. The appointment means that women will hold three of the five seats … Continue reading

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Doing it proper

Sounds like someone who would hang out at RNS Shakespeare’s Juliet famously wonders: “What’s in a name?” Come to find out, a lot. Missoula County learned that lesson the hard way when it inadvertently approved a road name that basically … Continue reading

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The KY Connection

You will be allowed to choose the color of your hospital style dressing gown today, but that is about the only concession you will get when Congress votes on the “Turd of Compromise” bill. Tam found this link to the … Continue reading

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Lack of Interest

Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez got upside down on her home, owing more than the home was worth. She then decided that the bank was victimizing her, because they were going to make a profit. And instead of just paying off the loan, … Continue reading

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Among the Living

Thanks to everyone for all the well wishes over the weekend. I seem to be on the upswing, having put the rout to my headcold’s attempt to move down into my chest. I knew there was a reason I picked … Continue reading

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It’s Official

I am a snot faucet. I don’t get sick too often, but when I do, I am down for the count. And this one is whipping me pretty damn well. The advertising done on the topic of soft facial tissues … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 09/26/08

Ancient history, by blogosphere standards, but no less funny than when I first read it. I just want to point out that Kletter’s ‘easy access’ to a vagina enables her to ‘quickly and easily’ have sex with ‘as many random … Continue reading

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