Managed Bankruptcy: Better than a bailout?

Mitt Romney thinks so.Loan or not, the long term issues must be confronted. Romney's ideas seem reasonable. … [Read more...]

Bringing Clinton Back – Holder on hold for Attorney General

Barack Obama is floating Eric Holder (Bill Clinton's Deputy AG) as his Atty General pick. Add this name to John Podesta (co-chair transition team), Rahm Emanuel (Chief of Staff) and Hillary (if the Secretary of State story turns out to be true) and you have a Clinton reunion. Surely Obama could find something for Bill to do.I can hear justin timberlake now..."I'm bringing Clinton back. Them other pols don't know how to act..." … [Read more...]

Few Obama voters knew potential negatives

In the 2008 election, voters knew lots of negatives regarding McCain-Palin but very few about Obama-Biden - so says a poll conducted by Zogby International. Conducted for documentarian, John Ziegler, the poll seems to indicate most voters consumed media which placed McCain-Palin in a more negative light than Obama-Biden."After I interviewed Obama voters on Election Day for my documentary, I had a pretty low opinion of what most of them had picked up from the media coverage of the campaign, … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton to become Secretary of State

Via Drudge, this news comes in. With an eye to 2012 perhaps, Barack Obama offered the Secretary of State position to Hillary Clinton and according to the Guardian (UK), she will accept.UPDATE: There has been little follow through on this announcement from the Guardian. Politico.com is reporting that the deal is not yet done and is upsetting Progressives. … [Read more...]

Post Prop 8 – Ugly scene in the Castro

I didn't write about Proposition 8 in CA during the election season, primarily because I had become preoccupied with the general election and the historic campaign. However, as all know, Proposition 8 in CA passed and has set off a firestorm of reaction. Protests this past weekend were widespread nationally (see this link for more than most people will want to read).However, I want to post this video because I hope it serves as a caution to those on both sides of the gay rights issue. I … [Read more...]

Auto makers bailout – Open Forum

Apparently, no one likes my suggestion to sell Obama gear to bail out the (Sorta) Big Three automakers, so Congress is debating giving billions to them.This week, Congress will consider whether to cough up billions of dollars to bail out the troubled companies.There are loud advocates with strong arguments on both sides.Proponents of a bailout say that the industry is a victim of the global financial crisis. Wall Street has been bailed out, so why not Detroit?They say millions of … [Read more...]

Saturday at the movies: Pink Panther Strikes Again

Probably the funniest comedic sequence I have ever seen in a film, this interrogation of suspects from Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976) is my all time favorite scene from the entire Pink Panther franchise.Clouseau is interrogating the staff of a Professor Fassbinder who has been kidnapped by Clouseau's nemesis, the former Chief Inspector Dreyfus. He begins in the gymnasium and makes a rapid and dramatic entrance to the parlor where the staff is gathered. After the … [Read more...]

Ayers defends terrorist past and relationship with Obama

I can't find an embed code but the ABC News video is here and the article is here.He says they didn't hurt or kill anybody but then he says about whatever they did,"We knew it was wrong. We knew it was illegal. We knew it was immoral," he said, but the group's members felt they "had to do more" to stop the Vietnam War.And then he urges action today to stop the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.He urged people today "to participate in resistance, in nonviolent, direct action" to stop the … [Read more...]


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