Archive for the ‘General Interest’ Category

Blagojevich Arrested for scheming to Sell Obama’s Senate Seat!!

December 9, 2008

Wow! Big News in Illinois. Blogojevich arrested on corruption charges for trying to sell Obama’s Senate seat. Here is the

MSNBC article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28139155/.

 

All I can say is unbelievable! This is huge news. How can anybody be so stupid. He had to know he was being watched. Had to freaking know. How did he not know? Did he think that Rezko was the real target of the probe? Did he think that Rezko would remain totally silent and take all the blame? I am sure more charges are to follow.

Blagojevich must be the biggest douchebag ever, and stupid to boot. Corrupt to the bone. I certainly hope that Obama doesn’t get ensnared in this mess. I have argued that although I don’t like the man, due to his lying and his pandering to the messiah wanters, and that corruption was all around him and while he totally appears to be corrupt  he may have been the victim and unwitting pawn of the Rezko and Blagojevich types. We certainly don’t have enough information at this point to judge and the evidence against Obama is certainly suspect.

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The financial quagmire

December 9, 2008

Earlier today I was over at Cannonfire reading his blog and he posted an interesting take on the auto bailout http://cannonfire.blogspot.com/. One snippet that he delivered was: “Lazarus (and the interview subjects he quotes) are too quick to condemn GM and Ford for making gas guzzlers. Until quite recently, American consumers wanted behemoths; the gas hogs carried a higher profit margin.

Should all blame goal to the pusher? Shouldn’t some blame go to the fellow sticking the needle into his arm?” Read the rest of this entry »