Archive for October, 2008

Obama’s Fallacy on the Role of Government

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How naive and (yes, I’ll say it) socialist can you be!!!

Obama’s New Attack on Those Who Don’t Want Higher Taxes: ‘Selfishness’

“…when young people can all go to college, when everybody’s got decent health care, when everybody’s got a little more money at the end of the month…”

This is not the role of government unfortunately. That is the fallacy of his argument. It’s the role of government to make sure the infrastructure is there for us all to make this happen for ourselves, not for “them” to determine it for us.

Mortgage Crisis for Dummies

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At work, we receive the Investor’s Business Daily. Now, I do not claim to be an avid ready, but on occasion, I will read cover-page headlines to see what is happening in the world that day. Today, the headline read, “Why The Mortgage Crisis Happened”. This caught my attention. In the article, a chronological outline of events, since FDR, of the collapse of the housing mortgage industry. Granted, it appears to be slanted to focus on certain “characters”, so I will leave it to you to determine if what this guy is claiming is legitimate.

Why did the mortgage crisis of 2008 happen?

Feedback always welcome.

Note to self: Submit Bug with Single Input Box ASP.NET

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Here is “one” of the many explanations.

Pat’s Barbq goodness

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Pat’s Barbq goodness

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