Ben and Jerry’s has created, well re-named, an Ice Cream in Obama’s Honor
Yes Pecan. The profits from the sale of this new flavor will, of course, go to a “nonpartisan” group as briefly noted in the linked article: The proceeds for the ice cream will go to Common Cause, liberally leaning and described as “a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization founded as a vehicle for citizens to make their voices heard in the political process.” Now this is | Read More »
Howard Dean: “Genius” With No Portfolio
First he thought maybe Chief of Staff? But that went to Rahm. Then maybe he was going to be Secretary of Health and Human Sevices. But that went to Tom. Then the talk was about him becoming Surgeon General. Well, for now, he’s talking about traveling to Europe. Looks like it will be with no official portfolio. For his “50 state” strategy, Dean has been called | Read More »
Specter Tells Leahy to Slow Down Holder Confirmation
From the diaries by Erick J. Taylor Rushing is reporting today that Republican Sen. Arlen Specter (Pennsylvania) is going to seek to slow down the pace that is being set for the Eric Holder (President-elect Obama’s pick for Attorney General) confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee, of which he is the Ranking Minority Member. He has called Democrat Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy’s (Vermont) pace “not realistic”. Specter | Read More »
A Fool And His Money Are Easily Parted…Tips from an Expert
As the economy fails and stock market falls, it’s amazing to someone like me, what kind of ridiculous things that companies still offer for sale, or even more ridiculous, what a person, like me, might buy, even though I’m going through a ‘Major Financial Meltdown’…and I really should be buying Christmas presents…..and now that Barry’s in charge, can we still call it Christmas?
Why Republican and Why John McCain for Me?
I am 42 years young, currently unemployed since my wife transfered us here in North Carolina in June of 2008. We have an 8 year old son in the 3rd grade and a 4 year old home with dad currently. Most of my life I lived in a Democratic state in Vermont, yes the state in which the president of the Democratic party is from | Read More »