SEPTEMBER 22, 2008


"There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place." -- Washington Irving (1783 - 1859), Tales of a Traveller, 1824

(definite political overtones there, don't you think?)

LINKS:

Obama proposes $50,000,000,000 a year to fight poverty..... not in the USA...... for the U.N:  http://elections.foxnews.com/2008/09/19/obama-laments-debt-but-promises-billions-for-anti-poverty-program/

Foreign based banks with US branches to get US mortgage bailout money????:  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13690.html

Bush Administration warned about Fannie and Freddie problems 17 times in 2008.  Dems refused to do anything about it:  http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/2008/09/bush-called-for-reform-of-fannie-mae.html

How crazy are the Democrats?  Sen Dodd's (D-Conn) plan would allow government to buy up all bad debts, INCLUDING personal credit card bills and auto loans:  http://news.ino.com/headlines/?newsid=68936684797603

ALERT:  Oh, really?  Note the provisions of "Sec. 8. Review.":  http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/21/business/21draftcnd.html?ref=business

Al Qaeda apparently becoming more active:  http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0908/13690.html

Financial stocks diving despite bailouts:  http://www.investors.com/editorial/IBDArticles.asp?artsec=5&issue=20080917

Obama apparently doesn't know the lessons of history that should have taught him that you cannot make deals with terrorists.  They will always use the talks to their advantage and alter their original objectives not one bit:  http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Vote2008/Story?id=4896002&page=1
http://www.canada.com/topics/news/world/story.html?id=ae7b3524-c6aa-44f5-af2d-7d7d1057b7c2

Did you know? - 73% of Obama supporters say the economy is in a recession or depression, compared to 45% of McCain supporters. Officially the economy is NOT in a recession.  Further, over 80% of Obama supporters believe that the Supreme Court should not base its rulings on our Constitution.

COMMENT - Uhh, excuse me but.... Obama has said he would "reduce taxes for 95% of working families."  Oh really?  That must be an example of liberal economic legerdemain since 40% of the lowest income families ALREADY have no federal tax liability (because of deductions).

Video surfaces of Barack Obama admitting he doesn’t understand the Stock Market.  This is a real danger: 
http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=fjaoJuAYnaI

The turnaround:  http://www.spectator.org/dsp_article.asp?art_id=13913

The USA has more domestic oil than is known in the rest of the world.   But Dems still oppose drilling for it:
http://sixthcolumn.typepad.com/duckwalls/2008/09/weve-had-the-oi.html
http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2008/3021/
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1980
http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1911

Also mentioned in "Ice Road Truckers:"  http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1869

Find lowest gas prices in your area:  http://www.gasbuddy.com/

If it was in private what law was broken?:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chicago/chi-lap-dance-lawyer-both-19-sep19,0,6962009.story

Over 20% of all jail inmates are illegal immigrants:  http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=235885&src=3

Amputees volunteering to go back to Iraq:  http://patdollard.com/2008/09/there-are-17-marines-who-are-amputees-fighting-in-iraq/

When the AP edits the news:  http://directorblue.blogspot.com/2008/09/peculiar-case-of-aps-missing-paragraphs.html

Fighting back:  http://coldfury.com/?p=10948#http://coldfury.com/?p=10948

The US Congress, a national disgrace:  http://coldfury.com/?p=10906#http://coldfury.com/?p=10906

Pelosi's energy bill isn't:   http://www.ff.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=449&Itemid=1

Running from the facts:  http://www.hermancain.com/news/press-opinion-090808.asp

ABC News edited the Palin/Gibson interview and then re-edited it, and re-edited it, and re-edited it, and re-edited it:  http://www.intellectualconservative.com/2008/09/19/anatomy-of-fraud-at-abc-the-%e2%80%9cmissing%e2%80%9d-sarah-palin-video/

Gasoline shortages:  http://www.lewrockwell.com/north/north655.html

When government involves itself in the free market our freedoms disappear:  http://endrtimes.blogspot.com/2008/09/time-to-choose.html


TOONS

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