Daily Archives: December 10th, 2008 «

 

Creepy: Man invents female robot for companionship

Posted by: ST on December 10, 2008 at 6:57 pm » 15 Comments

Because he’s “too busy” to find “real love.” Yeah – right. Why, oh why did I have to click on that link?

 

ABC News: Jesse Jackson, Jr. is “Senate Candidate Number 5″

Posted by: ST on December 10, 2008 at 1:36 pm » 3 Comments

Asked and answered (h/t: Marc Ambinder)? Chicago Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., is the anonymous “Senate Candidate No. 5″ whose emissaries Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich reportedly offered up to $1 million to name him to the U.S. Senate, federal law enforcement sources tell ABC News. According to the FBI affidavit in the case, Blagojevich “stated […]

 

AP: Deal reached on auto industry bailout – “in principle”

Posted by: ST on December 10, 2008 at 10:11 am » 1 Comment

Outside of the continuing wave of Blago news, this is the big story: WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary Democratic congressional leaders and White House officials agreed in principle Tuesday on a $15 billion bailout of U.S. automakers that would give the government extraordinary power to restructure the failing industry. But the rescue faced snags as Republicans […]