During the waning days of the McCain campaign we were introduced to various characters. There was, famously, “Joe the Plumber.” Later we got “Tito the Builder” and a whole slew of other “Someone the Somethings.” You’d think that with the election over, we’d be done with that. But, no, there’s still at least one more: [...]
Entries Tagged as '2008 Presidential Election'
November 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments
November 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Robert J. Froelich is Vice Chairman and Chief Investments Strategist of DWS Investments, the U.S. retail brand of Deutsche Bank’s global asset management division. He said something in a recent interview which I’ve (so far unsuccessfully) tried communicating to many of my “rich” friends.
October 30th, 2008 · No Comments
Sometimes, there’s little I can add to these things. Watch, learn, smile, and VOTE! See more Ron Howard videos at Funny or Die
October 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Indeed. Get the latest news satire and funny videos at 236.com. If only they did.
October 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Or, “Seeing Isn’t Believing,” or, “How Dancing Gave Me Scars” (for life). I’m not even sure what to say about this one. Uh, enjoy?
October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments
The dangerously high level of the stupidity surplus was once again the lead story in The Owl that morning….
October 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments
Sarah Palin, explaining how she favors a federal constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, says, I’m not going to be out there judging individuals, sitting in a seat of judgment telling what they can and can’t do, should and should not do… (Scott Conroy, “Palin Breaks With McCain On Gay Marriage Ban” (October 20, 2008) CBS [...]
October 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment
I was reading an article today titled “What It Takes To Be Rich—Where You Live.” The article contains a chart giving average incomes for the top 20 percent and top 5 percent of people living in various cities. My recommendation is that you look at those numbers, the numbers cited by economists in article links [...]
October 10th, 2008 · No Comments
When I was a kid, one of my favorite shows was “To Tell the Truth.” Each show featured several people who were all pretending to be the same person and panelists asked a series of questions to get clues as to who the real person was. The “challengers” tried to trick the celebrity panelists with [...]
October 6th, 2008 · No Comments
I took extensive notes during the (vice-)presidential debate and was hoping to have the time for a post on the subject. Unfortunately, my other life has some major deadlines looming, so in-depth analysis will have to wait. However, this SNL skit pretty much sums up the direction I was moving and was much, much funnier. [...]