“I’m a lot more hard-core against health care than Scott is: Scott voted for RomneyCare,” he said. “But those people who are against ObamaCare are not throwing their vote to me in any way shape or form.” via 3rd-Party Candidate Named Kennedy Could Tip Senate Race in Massachusetts – NYTimes.com. So if Joe Kennedy really […]
The handgun Brown carried was capable of killing 17 people without reloading, Huftalen said, and there was a fanny pack full of extra bullets on the kitchen table. via N.H. tax evader gets 35 years for standoff – The Boston Globe. That’s of course a much more loaded way to say “the handgun has a […]
This is a true statement: Why are health care stocks booming? Because the government is about to expand coverage to tens of millions more Americans, and the White House has assured Big Pharma and health insurers that their profits will soar. via Robert Reich: Why the Dow is Hitting 10,000 While Everyone Else is Cutting […]
Recently a buddy and I were chatting about the recent protests and how all the leftists are complaining that the right wingers never complained when Bush was in office and how the anti-war movement is pretty much dead now that Obama is in office. It’s certainly true that there are principled people who railed against […]
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said she is “committed” to keeping a $400 million program that reimburses states for jailing illegal immigrants, a task she called “a total federal responsibility.” like, for real. via It’s Official, We’re Living in France Now | Coyote Blog.
Back in the late 90’s, our General Counsel Greg Broiles came up with this wonderful slogan, which was apparently the policy of our government, “Export Jobs, Not Crypto”, because that was the effect of their cryptography export policy. History repeats itself. I was just at a presentation by Morgan Stanley this morning at Courant and […]
Wow: The proposal, which was announced officially on Monday, has provoked many responses and questions. Can banks that received government bailouts use taxpayer money to bid on toxic assets, in the hope of making a profit? Would that be bad, given that the point of the exercise is to stir up a bit of greed […]
Toxic Asset Plan Foresees Big Subsidies for Investors – NYTimes.com. Hm, can I get access to some of this free money the govt. is handing out, or will it go only to Geithner’s buddies on Wall Street? I think I already know the answer.