Archive for March, 2009

Missouri Kills 3rd Party/Militia Bumper Stick Profiling

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Missouri, Ron Paul, Terrorism

This was definitely troubling, so it’s good to see that some real action was taken after the report was revealed. From McClatchy: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol this week retracted a controversial report on militia activity and will change how such reports are reviewed before being distributed to law enforcement agencies. The […]

March 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

McCain Says Public Financing Is Dead

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, History, McCain, Money, Technology

I do feel bad for the guy, but with the internet providing the means for anybody to easily donate to a campaign, the game changed and McCain’s public finance laws couldn’t change with it. From Wash Times: “No Republican in his or her right mind is going to agree to public financing. I mean, that’s […]

March 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Once Again, Sorry For The Site Issues

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Technology

It went down a couple hours ago because the server just shut off. We’re optimizing some things currently, but there may be some hiccups throughout today and into tomorrow. Please hang in with us. We’ll get it figured out soon. Tweet

March 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

What They’re Really Thinking

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Comedy

Just had to share some sunshine today. :-) Tweet

March 28th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Site Issues & Server Changes

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Technology

Sorry the site has been behaving weird for, well, a while. And it has been especially bad this last week. We were having some major database issues and very normal things were taking forever to load. And so the problems and so the frustration and my sincere apologies for all of it. That’s why we’ve […]

March 28th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Afghanistan is Now Obama’s War

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Barack, War

The phrase “war on terror” may no longer be in vogue, but the fight against terrorism remains a top priority, as confirmed by President Obama’s announcement today: Obama warned that al-Qaida is actively planning attacks on the United States from secret havens in Pakistan. He said he was setting new benchmarks and sending in 4,000 […]

March 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Are Banks Already Gaming The Geithner Plan?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Banks, Economy, Money

If you really know what’s going on with how Geithner’s plan is structured and how the banks can take advantage of it, then this is the type of behavior is incredibly suspect because it appears as if they’re gambling with the TARP money when they should be lending it instead. From NY Post: As Treasury […]

March 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 7 Comments »

Leading Economic Indicators Suggest High Volatility

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Economy

Russell Investments has this handy dandy graph that shows exactly where all the indicators are and where they should be normally. Long story short, and not that this is any surprise, but we’ve still got a ways to go. (h/t: The Big Picture) Tweet

March 27th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Unemployment Roles At Record 5.56 Million

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Economy, Jobs

There have been a few bright spots on the economic front lately (stock market,

March 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

So What Would The Deficit Be Under The Republican’s Plan?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Republicans, Video

Wait for it, wait for it… Maybe we should look at the graphs they offered in their outline… I think it might be somewhere there in the middle if you look really closely, but I wear glasses so tell me if you can see it or not. Tweet

March 27th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »