Archive for July 4th, 2009

One thing that Obama will probably do when he leaves office is start to write his memoirs. He may probably even have started already; Obama likes to write books.

I wondered if these memoirs would include the things we hope he will learn, as every other president has, while he held the most powerful office on earth. I only wish that he had learned them before he took office.

Nevertheless, I now present you with a suggested first draft about some of the lessons he learned in his first half year in office, written in the first person: Read the rest of this entry »

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By Cody Willard June 26, 2009 2:09PM

Once again I ask — did anybody bother to read what’s actually in this 1000 plus page bill that your elected Republicans and Democrats are voting on whether it should become THE LAW OF THE LAND, enforced in the end by police, courts, and prisons.

And I also ask this, after reading a part of what’s in this 1000 plus page climate bill — Does anybody really think making the following the law of our nation will help fix our climate? Read the rest of this entry »

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By Cody Willard

So PPIP, one of the largest wealth redistribution upwards in the history of our planet (second only to TARP and ahead of TALF…but then where does Fed setting rates below the market for banks fit it?…I digress) is a go after all.

U.S. Treasury May Tap Eight to 10 PPIP Asset Managers This Week – Bloomberg

You should be sickened, angered and ready to fight the implementation of this scam. Here’s basically how it came about, at least in my own head: Read the rest of this entry »

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By JONATHAN MARTIN | 7/4/09 7:28 AM EDT

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced Friday that she was resigning her office later this month, a stunning decision that could free her to run for president more easily but also raises questions about her political standing at home.

Palin disclosed the surprise news Friday afternoon from her home in Wasilla with her husband, Todd, and Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell, who the governor said would take over the state on Saturday, July 25.

With the decision, Palin liberates herself from the political constraints that come with running for president while still in elected office. Read the rest of this entry »

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By Jon Ward (Contact)

Originally published 11:44 a.m., July 3, 2009, updated 03:16 p.m., July 3, 2009

Colin Powell, one of President Obama’s most prominent Republican supporters, expressed concern Friday that the president’s ambitious blitz of costly initiatives may be enlarging the size of government and the federal debt too much.

“I’m concerned at the number of programs that are being presented, the bills associated with these programs and the additional government that will be needed to execute them,” Mr. Powell said in an excerpt of an interview with CNN’s John King, released by the network Friday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

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