Monthly Archives: September 2015

You are browsing the site archives by month.

Now back to business

Joint Session
News Headline: “Pope calls on Congress to ‘care for the people.’ ”
News Headline: “Pope Francis calls on Congress to be better.”
Isn’t this the moment a miracle is supposed to occur?

We have seen the present, and it does not work

Seattle Library
The Seattle Public Library is spending $365,000 to change its name to the Seattle Public Libraries.

This just in. . . .

Pope Francis
News Headline: “Pope Francis calls for tolerance, inclusive society during U.S. visit.”
Someone is obviously not campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination.

The Making of the President 2016nado!

Casey Stengel, manager of the New York Mets, says farewell to the Polo Grounds September 18, 1963, which has been the temporary home of the New York club since it was formed. The Mets will move next spring into the new Bill Shea Stadium in the Queens borough of New York City. (AP Photo)

News Headline:
“Jeb Bush video about America uses stock footage from overseas.”
News Headline: “Marco Rubio to attend fundraiser at Hitler art collector’s home on
Yom Kippur eve.”
Can’t anybody here play this game?

The magic of the free marketplace

Martin Shkreli
News Headline: “Hedge funder Martin Shkreli buys rights to drug used by HIV patients and raises price from $13.50 to $750 a pill.”
The GOP is right when it complains of the government intrusions of Obamacare.
There aren’t nearly enough of them.

Caresses and cuddling in the news

Jeb Bush
News Headline: “Christie: I’ll be president if Americans think I’m ‘huggable.’ “
News Headline:
“Jeb starts to embrace W’s legacy.”
And what could be more huggable than 9/11, a pointless war and the crash of the economy?

QT all’s well that ends wells update

News Headline: “California’s aquifers being filled with toxic fracking wastewater.”
News Headline: “Rise of deadly radon gas in Pennsylvania buildings linked to fracking.”
News Headline: “How one state went from two quakes a year to 585.”
Is there anything fracking can’t do?

The Making of the President 2016nado!

Scott Walker
News Headline: “Scott Walker says his presidential bid is ‘God’s plan.’ ”
News Headline: “Scott Walker ends presidential bid.”
Lest we forget that God can’t resist the occasional prank.

QT trickle-on economics update

Jamie Dimon
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon dismissing complaints about the overcompensation of CEOs while workers’ wages stay flat:
“If you took all the compensation of all the CEOs of the top 500 companies in America, it wouldn’t make a dent in this problem.”
In other news, the FBI continued its pursuit of a Florida bank robber who made off with $60,000 in 10 robberies.
Hard to say why.
He didn’t make a dent in the banking system.

Breaking news. . . .

Hillary Clinton
News Headline: “Hillary Clinton: I am a real person.”
As we continue to lower the bar in our search for the next president.