News Item: “The U.S. government essentially closed the books on TARP with a $15.3 billion profit. Treasury sold its remaining shares Friday in Ally Financial, its last remaining major stake from the $426 billion bailout of banks and the U.S. auto industry. . . . GM, Chrysler and many car dealers likely would have gone out of business without the government’s help. . . .”
For those keeping track of intrusive government spending programs that never work.
News Headline: “We may be an insignificant and fleeting moment in time. . . and we know it.”
Hey. Headline writers have their moods, too.
News Item: “. . . .incident happened when Fipps and two employees stopped to remove chains from the front of his pickup truck. . . . Fipps’ dog was in the front seat, and he ordered the dog to get in back. A .300 Winchester Magnum was on the back seat. . . The sheriff said the dog somehow caused the weapon to discharge. . . . a bullet fired from the gun hit the victim in the arm. . . .”
How well do you know your dog?
How well, really?
News Headline: “Texas plumber’s truck shows up in Syria with guns mounted on it.”
It’s a small world, after all.
News Headline: “Hackers win: Sony pulls release of ‘The Interview.’ ”
Satire used to be what closes on Saturday night.
But at least we weren’t afraid to let it open.
News Headline: “The Rev. Robert Jeffress: Obama is laying the groundwork for anti-Christ.”
News Headline: “Pastor Robert Jeffress tells Fox: Jesus would have wanted a border fence.”
News Headline: “Pastor Robert Jeffress leads Congress to pray in the ‘name of the One born in Bethlehem.’ ”
It was not widely reported that the Jeffress brought along his brother Darryl for the event.
And his other brother Darryl.
Monday morning along Dutton Lane, Cambridge, England.
There are 198 days until the start of the next dog days of summer.
News Headline: “Obama administration shielded banks from criminal prosecution, admits top fed official.”
News Headline: “Obama administration wants a Wall Street banker to regulate banks.”
Hope and Change, and we know who gets to keep the change.