Monthly Archives: September 2008

FDR, a voice of sanity for *our* times

FDR, First Inaugural Address: I am certain that my fellow Americans expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our people impel. This is preeminently the time to speak the truth, the whole truth, frankly and boldly. Nor need we […]

You know…my birthday is coming up…

From Kim over at Desire to Inspire: I imagine this house may have developed from a crazy dream architect Robert Harvey Oshatz had one night. And for some lucky owner in Portland, Oregon this is their home….that FLOATS!!! The creativity one must have to come up with something like this is astounding. Here is the […]

Cash for Trash – by Paul Krugman

Some skeptics are calling Henry Paulson’s $700 billion rescue plan for the U.S. financial system “cash for trash.” Others are calling the proposed legislation the Authorization for Use of Financial Force, after the Authorization for Use of Military Force, the infamous bill that gave the Bush administration the green light to invade Iraq. There’s justice […]

Racism and the Race

This article: Racism and the Race — Matthew Rothschild, The Progressive brings to the forefront one of the issues that’s such a huge factor, but that everyone is tiptoeing around. Racism in this presidential election really scares me. I know how racist lots of people are. Those who were born after desegregation not only don’t […]

Bailout whining begins

Surprise, surprise, surprise. Guess who the Paulson plan benefits? Bank of America’s top credit strategy analyst says Paulson Debt Plan May Benefit Mostly Goldman, Morgan. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley may be among the biggest beneficiaries of the $700 billion U.S. plan to buy assets from financial companies while many banks see limited […]