August 14, 2008

I'm back... what'd I miss (besides another epic Bush foreign policy disaster)?

Internet's down in England, but will try to keep up today..

* Angelo Mozilo is under formal SEC investigation... and the noose tightens

* Casey Serin is back online - enjoy

* Oil bubble has burst, spectacularly, right on schedule

* What else?


Anonymous said...

Bush foreign policy disaster....uhm Qweefer, take a look at your boy wonder Obama. He showed himself to be a rookie on this one. Took him 3 days to come to the conclusion that Russia was the aggressor.

I used to think McCain would win a close one. Not anymore. It will be a 40+ state landslide. No sane American could possibly support Obama.

Anonymous said...

Georgia slaughtered innocents to start this war and Russian rightly finished it

Anonymous said...

Two House Republicans seek Countrywide probe

Associated Press - August 13, 2008 6:33 PM ET

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Republicans are calling for an investigation into whether congressional lawmakers or staffers received preferential treatment from a troubled mortgage lender.

Countrywide Financial, which was sold to Bank of America earlier this year, has been the focus of allegations that it gave favorable loan terms to lawmakers.

Democratic Senators Christopher Dodd and Kent Conrad have acknowledged receiving mortgages through a VIP program for friends of former Countrywide Chief Executive Angelo Mozilo, but have said they were unaware of any favorable treatment.

Now, Congressmen Darrell Issa (EYE'-suh) and Mark Souder are calling on the House ethics committee to examine allegations in Conde Nast Portfolio magazine that House staffers and members also received such treatment.

Anonymous said...

Why Russia’s response to Georgia was right

For some of those witnessing the fighting in the Caucasus over the past few days, the narrative is straightforward and easy. The plucky republic of Georgia, with just a few million citizens, was attacked by its giant eastern neighbour, Russia. Add to this all the stereotypes of the cold war era, and you are presented with a truly David and Goliath interpretation – with all its accompanying connotations of good and evil. While this version of events is being written in much of the western media, the facts present a different picture.

Let me be absolutely clear. This is not a conflict of Russia’s making; this is not a conflict of Russia’s choosing. There are no winners from this conflict. Hours before the Georgian invasion, Russia had been working to secure a United Nations Security Council statement calling for a renunciation of force by both Georgia and South Ossetians. The statement that could have averted bloodshed was blocked by western countries.

Anonymous said...

Well Keith--The good news seems to be that there are now more concerned people trying to educate the masses about our DIRE BEYOND BELIEF economic situation!! Movie trailer for IOUSA is below!!

WOW.....It looks like an EXCELLENT break down of our current SNAFU!! I congratulate ANYONE who can get this message to the pacified masses, while we still have anything left that isnt owned by the Chinese!!

Our government has so completely FAILED US!!

Bob Reno said...

Greenspan Calls Housing Bottom, Sorta
- Add this to his list of credits!

Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, projects that housing prices could bottom out in 2009 - or maybe later - according to a news report.

"Home prices in the U.S. are likely to start to stabilize or touch bottom sometime in the first half of 2009, " said Greenspan to The Wall Street Journal.

But he also added that "prices could continue to drift lower through 2009 and beyond," according to the newspaper.

Anonymous said...

For all of you who pronounced the death of the SUV...

Sure enough after the panic of 2 months of a non-stop media created non-story, people are coming to their senses. After trading in the Tahoe and driving the Civic, people are realizing it's not worth it. Give up a comfortable, safe poweful ride for a cramped death trap isn't worth the $10 a week saved in gas.

JordanT said...

No sane American could possibly support Obama.

No sane person could support McCain, who's a senile old man. It's precisely because we are bogged down in Iraq and Afghanistan that Russia finds our threats to be meaningless. They know we don't have the troops to help defend Georgia. One McCain's better quotes was from this week.

"In the 21st century, nations don't invade other nations"

Vita said...

'Sal' on Dennis Miller's Show, on terrorist society: They have anew TVshow: 'Flip My Rubble'.

Mammoth said...

In another brilliant foreign policy move, Bush sends military "aid" to Georgia.

That worked out brilliantly in Somalia some years back, didn't it?


MF said...

You missed some REALTORs setting up a food bank in their office. I hope they got a good deal on bulk Ramen:

Anonymous said...

Russia is right here!

The US should stop encouraging ill planned adventures with small countries that threaten the stability of the region. If we were not pandering to the Ukraine and mingling with Nato alliances that make Russia very unease, nothing of this sort would be happening.

Putin showed that he is a STRONG man and Bush had no other choice but to back off.

Whoever wins, be it Obama or McCain is going to have to navigate some very rough waters here!

Sorry but I think McCain is better prepared and I am Dem.

king of Europe said...

The great European downturn has begun and is gaining momentum.

It is going to get ugly in the EU.

Me not sure Europe will survive this one.

Anonymous said...

oil was in a correction not a bubble, you should recognize this if you have read bubble books that you have posted!

bitterrenter said...

Poor conservative brainstems. They believe that if we just give the country back to republicans, taxes will drop to zero and then they can go out and buy all the shiny things they saw at the mall and MY! won't that impress their friends? I mean, letting the republicans run the country for most of the last 30 years has worked out so well!

All republicans have is hollow pseudo-scandals. That and offshore drilling.

How sad it must be to be totally void of any substance or intellect. Well, at least it's the brainstems whose children will suffer.

Anonymous said...

Did you catch Dick Cheney on the boob tube? He was demanding that Russia give him back his oil pipe line.

Anonymous said...

I recommend that the EU invade / liberate Russia and we’ll act as peace keepers with baby blue helmets.

Sophie said...

Someone please just answer this question for me? How can someone like Sean Hannity get away with all the lies and racist remarks. It seems like the bad guys are winning here. What is scary are there are a lot of mentally unstable ill people out there who watch Sean, Bill and Rush. They believe what these guys are saying. I am for freedom of speach but spreading hateful lies is another thing. These men have divided america. I know they do this for MONEY...Sean just signed a radio deal for 100 million dollars. Thats sick.

Anonymous said...

You need a guest host when your gone, I need my HP fix everyday.

Anonymous said...

Russia is not the aggressor.
Georgia leveled 10 Ossetian villages and killed 2,000 people. Under cover of the night when people were sleeping and Putin was at the Olympics, thinking they would get away with it.

Then Russia came in and had every right to.

The Georgians backed and trained by America and Isreal were taken by surprise by the Russian force that anticipated this action and were prepared.
Now the western media is trying to spin it because their plan failed and they want that area for the oil.
I have been listening to the media and some main stream media are starting to see who the real aggressors are after more info is coming out.

Maybe Russia should just say that they had intelligence that Georgia was producing weapons of mass destruction. Then invade and not find anything, then look behind a curtain and make jokes about not finding any. ooooppps! None back here! said...

Bush foreign policy disaster?

You mean Putin and the Russians aren't just a bunch of robots that Bush has the remote control to?

Seriously man......

You think we've got it bad under Bush, just wait until President Obama imposes Islamic sharia law on us all.

Anonymous said...

The Shock Doctrine at Work.

Milton Freidman turns another quarter revolution in hell...

The Cowboy and the Bank Robber will have to wae another war soon..

Told ya so...

Casey Serin said...

Hey, Keith... welcome back!

Now, why don't you come over and make some angry posts at my new blog?? I continue to rack up felonies and misdemeanors to the present day! Sweet!!! :-)

Anonymous said...

John McCains alternate reality

"In the 21st century nations don't invade other nations."

Anonymous said...

Good luck with your poisoned bodies, Wal-Mart zombies:

BEIJING — One of China’s highest-ranking food safety officials committed suicide this month during a government corruption investigation, according to a report in a Chinese business magazine, though his agency disputed the circumstances of his death.

The official, Wu Jianping, 42, the head of food production supervision at the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, died after jumping from a building on Aug. 2, a day after being questioned by prosecutors about his financial assets, the magazine Caijing reported on its Web site.

Mr. Wu’s death comes a year after China was rocked by a series of product safety scandals involving contaminated food and drugs, and toys tainted with high levels of lead.

Now go back to kiss stinky Chinese a$$.

Anonymous said...

Sorry to get off the subject. But does anyone have an intelligent insight as far as the sudden drop in gold (please don't say correction) you will only be displaying your lack of understanding on the subject..
The dollar strengthening, give me a break interest rates remain the same, something shady is going on that defies all logic and reason

George L said...

"You need a guest host when your gone, I need my HP fix everyday".

I second that motion,you need to ensemble a team here.this blog is too important to be left unattended for more than a day.

Anonymous said...

Hey "sophisticated" Europeans, when Russia or any other freak nation comes knocking your door, don't even think about immigrating to North or South America. Don't come crying, trying to immigrate, because we'll beat you up and send all of you back. Aren't you the hot $hit? We're tired of making room for you European parasites and crooks in our continents.

Furthermore, we're sick of having to create all the revolutionary inventions (i.e., Internet, Cellular, PC, Laser, Fiber Optics, Microchips, etc) so you socialist parasites can take a free ride off our backs. You Europeans are too special to work 40 hours to come up with revolutionary inventions, as you rather be sipping wine at Cafes, while you fake that you understand Kant.

Oh, and when your European continent starts going under water because the pole/Greenland are melting, don't try to immigrate either. You bunch of snob American & Latin haters aren't welcomed in our continents.

Funny, these European bastards keep bitching that Americans are materialistic, but I was at Macy's in NYC last week, and the place was flooded with Europeans fighting like wild animals to buy stuff. You go to Florida and there are tons of stinky French moving there because they can't make it in their socialist crappy system, where they have to pay 400,000 euros to live in a studio of 200 sq ft with no A/C.

Oh, and if you like the Messiah Hussein so much, you should have kept him there in Europe to run your soon-to-be Muslim countries.

George L said...

frank said:

"You think we've got it bad under Bush, just wait until President Obama imposes Islamic sharia law on us all"

that is such an irresponsible comment coming from a professional like you.we all know obama is Christian and we all know Christians can't impose "Islamic sharia law".Christians impose martial law just like McCain will after he wins in November.

by the way, I like your new site.

Anonymous said...

"Russia was right, here"

Georgia, like Iraq, is a sovereign nation. You can't be opposed to the United States in Iraq AND supportive of Russia in Georgia.

This one hurt Obama

Anonymous said...

McCain imploded

brokersleaveyoubroke said...

Well let's see, the west wants to get at central asian oil and natural gas. To do this they(we) need a pipeline either through Georgia or Iran. Putin just let us know what he thinks of the west trying to get a foothold in Georgia. The outcome, I believe, is that we will be kissing or kicking Iranian butt by the end of the year. I think it will be kissing because to invade Iran and then build a pipeline would be a bit obvious. Besides, we don't have a spare army to invade another country.

Anonymous said...

That dude Sasskavile from Georgia looks like a crook (same as Dick Nixon). Nice to see a crook got his ass kick once in awhile.

JordanT said...

Georgia, like Iraq, is a sovereign nation. You can't be opposed to the United States in Iraq AND supportive of Russia in Georgia.

The difference is Georgia is a neighbor of Russia and likely attacked them first. Iraq posed no threat to the US and is half a world away.

With that said, how can anybody be supportive of invading Iraq, but have any right to complain about what Russia is doing? Like Bush/McCain.

Anonymous said...

Obama: I oppose US invading Iraq

Obama: I don't think Russia invading Georgia is all that bad

Game set and match Hussein. Your inexperience is out there for the world to see.

Anonymous said...

Thursday, August 14, 2008

The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Thursday shows Barack Obama attracting 43% of the vote while John McCain earns 42%. When "leaners" are included, it’s Obama 47% and McCain 46%

Tiiiiiiiimber. Obama's downfall has begun. Add in the Bradley effect and McCain is up by 6-10%.

See ya Barack. It's been fun but now it's time to let the adults take over.

Anonymous said...

:Russia in Georgia

Dude, the USSR broke up only a short while ago. Why is this a big deal to anyone who knows about the time period from 1920 till 1989?

Anonymous said...

We found out why Pelosi has been preventing a vote on offshore/ANWR drilling. She has a better energy plan:

Welcome Back

GT Charlie

Anonymous said...

Georgia had violated one of the three NO of the US:

1. No attack on European countries.
2. No attack on Russia
3. No attack on China

As soon as Obama takes office, another No will be added:

4. No attack on Africa

That will leave only the Middle East to pick on.

Anonymous said...

"Sorry to get off the subject. But does anyone have an intelligent insight as far as the sudden drop in gold (please don't say correction) you will only be displaying your lack of understanding on the subject.."
LOL. Hey, thats an easy one. The destruction of credit/savings is going faster than the Libertarians in Washington can print money to cover their loses.

bobby raydon said...

casey is now a 9/11 truther and paul supporter! and worried about the next depression... what a great new twist!

Anonymous said...

Whats happening in Chechnya, Georgia and the other former Soviet republics are a reflection of the aspirations and the political ambitions of Czar Putin.
Has anyone noticed his 'sudden' absence and lack of communication ?
This unexplained 'silence' from a man who had to rush back from Beijing.
Depend on it, Putin will change the Russian constitution after the current puppet has vacated office, to allow him to hold presidential office for multiple terms.
When a politician has enjoyed the power, prestige and adulation, there's no drug in the world that can give him the same high.
More armed conflicts to come. Russia as an entity will not elect to coexist peacefully with the US.
Needless waste of lives to satisfy one man's vanity.

Anonymous said...

"Georgia, like Iraq, is a sovereign nation. You can't be opposed to the United States in Iraq AND supportive of Russia in Georgia.

This one hurt Obama"

But you can be supportive of the USA in Iraq and opposed to Russia in Georgia?

Republican logic at work, folks.

Georgia started this incursion. Russia stepped in to defend a sovereign region. This little neo-con attempt to trick us into another clusterfuck failed, spectacularly.

Lost Cause said...

Russia put egg on the face of Bush, just like Iran did in Iraq. Can these people be more of an embarassment for the people of the US?

So is that Frank from Newport Coast?

Major A-hole said...

He's aliiive ... he's allliiiiiiiivvvvee!!!! Welcome back little doomsday dude.

Amanda said...

Anon said:
‘The Georgians backed and trained by America and Israel were taken by surprise by the Russian force that anticipated this action and were prepared.’

Israel has nothing to do with this!!.

You moron! A hole!

Anonymous said...

"I used to think McCain would win a close one. Not anymore. It will be a 40+ state landslide. No sane American could possibly support Obama."

Your next president will be chosen by the Libertarian New World Order.

You will be happy with their choice.

Or else!