Tag Archive for Republicans

What ever happened to free-market Capitalism?

AIG Bailout Means Drastic About-Face for Feds Government Providing AIG With $85 Billion Loans; Feds’ Move Stands in Stark Contrast to Decision on Lehman Brothers By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ and CHARLES HERMAN ABC NEWS Business Unit Sept. 17, 2008- Hoping to avoid a worldwide financial meltdown, the U.S. government last night took the unprecedented step of…

Telling fish stories and grasping at pigs

The McCain-Palin Campaign released a new campaign ad the other day. Grandpa McCain is trying to tell that he and his earmark queen running mate are the “Original Mavericks.” That they will take on the special interests in Washington, D.C.; and that they represent the change America needs. You guessed it, more reindeer droppings from…

The Palin Special Olympics

I know that our posts over the last few days have focused a great deal on McCain’s VP choice Sarah Palin. I promise we’ll find some other stuff to cover eventually. But you’ve got to admit the Palin choice is giving us a lot of material to work with. -Chris This clip from The Daily…

Reindeermarks

John McCain has picked Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential nominee. When introduced by McCain as his nominee she said: “I’ve championed reform to end the abuses of earmark spending by Congress. In fact, I told Congress thanks, but no thanks, on that bridge to nowhere. If our state wanted a bridge, I…

Late Night Talk Show Quote of the Day

Jon Stewart of The Daily Show in a piece reacting to Michelle Obama’s speech and comments from the punditocracy on how Ms. Obama “has to prove her patriotism.” “Yes, everyone knows Republicans love America, they just hate half the people living in it.”