Monthly Archives: September 2008

“Who cares whose fault it was, just fix it!”

There have been a number of posts here lately about the causes of the current Wall Street crisis. One may think, “Who cares who caused it, let’s just fix it!” However, unless you understand what caused the problem, you can’t … Continue reading

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Obama Can’t Run from his Responsibility

Read this Investor Business Daily editoral about Obama’s role in the current Wall Street crisis. Read the whole thing, but here’s the punchline: ACORN was also a driving force behind a 1995 regulatory revision pushed through by the Clinton administration … Continue reading

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Burning Down the House: What Caused Our Economic Crisis

This video has been taken down before, supposedly because it used copyrighted music. It’s been redone with other music, so hopefully it’ll be left up now. It moves pretty fast, but it details the history of the current mortgage and … Continue reading

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My Brother Will Be Jealous

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Browning Takedown .22

I purchased this wonderful little rifle not too long ago and thought I’d share it. It is a Browning Takedown .22 made in Japan in the 1960s. It is a magazine fed semi-auto which takes down into two halves for … Continue reading

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Creating a Great Depression

That is the title of a piece by Martin Hutchinson over at The Bears Lair about the parallels between the lead up to The Great Depression and our current financial position. He posits, and I believe he is correct, that … Continue reading

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Musical Votes

sigh…Note that this is the Texas State Legislature. I would have thought that this story would have preceeded a round of rigorous, uh, education for the members of the house. If it did, word never reached Georgia.

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Dining Out

Some friend of ours are involved in the launch of Dining Out Magazine and DiningOut.com in Atlanta and I thought I would put in a recommendation. If you live in the area I believe you will find this to be … Continue reading

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He Votes No

Dick Armey posted a summary of his position on the bailout vote yesterday and I think you all should read it. He does a good job of presenting some of the reasons why so many of us oppose this measure. … Continue reading

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Rejected

The Bailout has failed to pass The House.

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This is Gonna Hurt

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Hensarling on the Bailout

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A Wonderful Quote

“I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size. I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws, … Continue reading

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GA. Legislature Considering Expanding Carry Rights

Story Rep. Mitch Seabaugh is the chair of the House committee looking at expanding the laws.

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Awesome Librarian

She credits the patrons as awesome in the title of her post, but I think the librarian is the one who deserves credit in this story. It’s pretty short–click through and read it. H/T: Snowflakes in Hell

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