From the monthly archives:

October 2008

I see there’s an ongoing kerfuffle regarding a blogger’s breakdown and the compulsion some feel to sort the whole thing out. I could help untie the knots, but, well… I think my point of view would be construed as less than neutral.

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(From a source best left unnamed…)

In the last 7 days Origami Bank has folded.

Sumo Bank has gone belly up.

Bonsai Bank announced plans to cut some of its branches.

Yesterday, it was announced that Karaoke Bank is up for sale and will likely go for a song, while, today, shares in Kamikaze Bank were suspended after they nose-dived.

Samurai Bank is soldiering on following sharp cutbacks.

Ninja Bank is reported to have taken a hit, but they remain in the black.

Furthermore, 500 staff at Karate Bank got the chop and analysts report that there is something fishy going on at Sushi Bank where it is feared that staff may get a raw deal. . .

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Dump Stevens Now!

October 30, 2008

The Senate must act now to eject Ted Stevens immediately. The odds that Begich will win the Senate race in Alaska have improved enormously since Stevens was convicted of multiple felonies related to corruption and abuse of power; however, Stevens won’t step down voluntarily no matter how foul the stench of corruption he brings to [...]

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Palin on Fire…

October 29, 2008

TOLEDO, Ohio – Facing the unhappy prospect of defeat, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin indicated Wednesday that she will not disappear from the national political scene if the GOP ticket loses on Tuesday. “Absolutely not. I think that, if I were to give up and wave a white flag of surrender against some of [...]

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Agenda for Change

October 28, 2008

I’ve been so hung up following the election, agitating for my team, and generally freaked that the bad guys could do another Tehran two-step, blow a pandemic flu our way and declare martial law, or some other “surprise” that would contravene the will of the people — so hung up on that stuff that I [...]

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PALIN dromes

October 27, 2008

WASILLA’S ALL I SAW PEEVE VEEP HARASS SARAH Thanks to whoever-it-was for sharing these on twitter…

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Two more newspapers reject McCain, endorse Obama

October 26, 2008

The Hartford Courant, the oldest continuously published newspaper in the nation, broke a 244 year tradition and endorsed Obama today. This is only their second endorsement of a Democrat in their history. The first was Bill Clinton. The Courant says, The times cry out for a leader of Mr. Obama’s mettle. Americans have suffered through [...]

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Why Andrew Sullivan Blogs

October 25, 2008

A ship’s log owes its name to a small wooden board, often weighted with lead, that was for centuries attached to a line and thrown over the stern. The weight of the log would keep it in the same place in the water, like a provisional anchor, while the ship moved away. By measuring the [...]

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