Daily Archives: March 22, 2009

Clueless

This is not good. President Barack Obama said he believes the global financial system remains at risk of implosion with the failure of Citigroup or AIG, touching off “an even more destructive recession and potentially depression.” His remarks came in … Continue reading

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Turning

Has the Obama administration already passed its expiration date? Well, the New York Times has turned on Obama this weekend. The columnists and the editorial board at the Times have been pounding Obama and his plans mercilessly this weekend. People … Continue reading

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“Thin” Ice

Arctic “explorer” surprised to find it’s cold. With perfect timing, the setting out from Britain of the “Global Warming Three” last month was hampered by “an unusually heavy snowfall”. When they were airlifted to the start of their trek by … Continue reading

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Welcome To Post-Prosperity America

Senator Judd Gregg warned today that Barack Obama’s plans for spending in the next decade will bankrupt the country: “The practical implications of this is bankruptcy for the United States,” Gregg said of the Obama’s administration’s recently released budget blueprint. … Continue reading

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Meanwhile In (T)Hugo’s Banana Republic

(T)Hugo Chavez, all-but-declared-president-for-life of Venezuela, has ordered his military to seize control of all ports and airports in the country. Or at least all of those located in states with opposition leaders. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has ordered his military … Continue reading

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Depression

No, not an economic one. Not yet, at any rate. Although that is appearing more likely with each day that passes with inaction from Obama and the daily antics of the Democrats running wild with America’s money. No, this is … Continue reading

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Free Fall

The dollar is declining. The dollar dropped the most against the currencies of six major U.S. trading partners since the Plaza Accord almost a quarter-century ago as the Federal Reserve’s plan to purchase Treasuries spurred speculation that it’s debasing the … Continue reading

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Damage

This Wall Street Journal piece by Jonathan Weisman and Dan Fitzpatrick reports that Obama is trying to ‘soften’ the AIG reprisal bill in Congress. It doesn’t sound as if he is trying all that hard. The White House has yet … Continue reading

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Moving Pictures

This is neat. An artist, Rufus B. Seder, creates something he has named Lifetiles. He uses them to create murals in which images appear to move, or change into another image entirely. A huge mural greets visitors to the Reggie … Continue reading

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“Smart” Grid?

Barack Obama and other politicians have been pushing for “smart” power grids. It turns out this isn’t all that smart. The “smart” electrical devices used in the “smart” grid turn out to be pretty dumb when it comes to being … Continue reading

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