Daily Archives: April 6th, 2009 «

 

Open Thread – for 24 and everything else :)

Posted by: ST on April 6, 2009 at 8:56 pm » 11 Comments

Hey ya’ll! Just checking in real quick to say hello. I see the gents are taking good care of the blog, as only a few barstools are laying on the floor, and a few unwashed glasses and empty bottles are scattered on the tables. Ok – who’s in charge of clean up? Catch ya’ll later […]

 

What happens when the stimulus money runs out?

Posted by: steveegg on April 6, 2009 at 7:20 pm » 1 Comment

Jo Egelhoff asks the question as it relates to school districts over at Fox Politics (no, it’s not related to Fox News; Jo lives in the Fox River valley in northeast Wisconsin), and she doesn’t like the answers. While she focuses specifically on Wisconsin, there are lessons for the rest of the country. The stimulus […]

 

Power Line

Posted by: ST on April 6, 2009 at 6:25 pm » Comments Off

The Apology Tour: Will It Ever End?

 

Ark Biz

Posted by: ST on April 6, 2009 at 6:24 pm » Comments Off

Blanche Lincoln Says She Will Vote Against Employee Free Choice Act

 

NYT writer endorses fascist economics!

Posted by: Phineas on April 6, 2009 at 4:15 pm » 3 Comments

Sounds like a crazy headline, doesn’t it? Something written by a black helicopter-fearing loony from his underground bunker somewhere in the mountains? Yet that’s exactly what author David Leonhardt did last week when writing about President Obama’s trip to the economic summit: Stimulus Thinking, and Nuance In the summer of 1933, just as they will […]

 

Hot Air

Posted by: ST on April 6, 2009 at 3:32 pm » Comments Off

Obama thinks “Austrian” is a language?

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on April 6, 2009 at 3:30 pm » Comments Off

Newt: U.S. at greater risk under Obama

 

QU Poll

Posted by: ST on April 6, 2009 at 3:29 pm » Comments Off

Voters Say 3-1 Paterson Does Not Deserve Election

 

Obama assassination plot in Turkey broken up

Posted by: steveegg on April 6, 2009 at 2:47 pm » 4 Comments

(H/T – Gateway Pundit) Adnkronos International reports that a Syrian man disguised as an Al-Jazeera reporter plotted to assassinate President Obama during his official visit to Turkey: As United States president Barack Obama began an official visit to Turkey on Monday, reports surfaced that a Syrian man was arrested in Istanbul in connection with a […]

 

There’s no way out of TARP

Posted by: steveegg on April 6, 2009 at 2:08 pm » 2 Comments

(H/T – Lawhawk) Back at my regular home, both my co-blogger Shoebox and I have been monitoring attempts, some successful, others not, by banks to get out from under the Troubled Assets Relief Program. In today’s Wall Street Journal, Stuart Varney relates the story of a larger bank that was forced to take TARP money: […]