Posts Tagged ‘economy’

Another alarm bell goes off on the Web 2.0 boom, this time, via a Bushie. Via the Daily Beast: Twitter is not a business. I know its founders would like to think it is. It is, for the most part, a diversion. It’s part of the web 2.0 nonsense that believes if you build anything, […]


Both sides of the aisle today are both praising Obama for his speech, and reprimanding Bobby Jindal (seriously, this guy is the Republican Obama? Then why does no one like him?) for his. One of the more unintentionally comical moments was Jindal’s attempt to mock Obama for appropriating 140 million dollars to a geological survey. […]


John McCain and Sarah Palin have fired off more mini-anyeurisms in my brain than I’d ever like to mention to Joe Biden. Everytime I think I am at the peak of my outrage, one of the two comes out and says something so completely ridiculous that I think it has to end the race. Palin […]


Remember this story. The Government Accountability Office, or GAO, is releasing a study today that reports that roughly 2/3rd of major corporations do not pay taxes.  The scope of the study was massive; done over the course of 7 years, it measured as much as 110,000 tax returns a year. In 2005, it found that […]


The NY Times is always center stage on Sunday. Their Op-eds are renowned as perhaps the prestigious in the country, and have brought their columnists near celebrity status. This Sunday, Maureen Dowd and Frank Rich, arguably the most famous amongst all of them in the media, tell tales of two different candidates, and reveal a […]


For a good laugh, Politico posted an article today about how McCain plans to balance the budget. We can expect articles later about his plans to turn lead into gold, Amy Winehouse into Ken Seeley, and a Dolorian into a Time Machine (hey, he’s just as crazy as Christopher Lloyd), but until then, here are […]