Monthly Archives: February 2009

‘Hard choices’ budget sees $1.75 trillion deficit

I have increased my investments in stocks of companies that produce red ink as demand for their product should rapidly increase.  But at least there are no tax increases for those who earn less than $250,000.  But wait there are … Continue reading

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Auto team drives imports

While some may consider this more hypocrisy, owning foreign cars might just give this crew some insight on what GM and Chrysler need to do to pep up their product line and sales.  Then again it just might be more … Continue reading

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Schwarzenegger skips GOP convention … to meet with Obama

Ship Arnuld back to Hollywood…Wait they don’t want him either.  Evidently Obama is the last person left on the planet that is still interested in him.  Schwarzenegger, Party of One? SFGate: Politics Blog : Schwarzenegger skips GOP convention … to … Continue reading

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Feds may cut water to California farms

Not exactly a great week for California as it leads the nation in taxes and unemployment.  Now the Feds want to turn off the spigot on one of the state’s most productive industries.  I didn’t see anything in the article … Continue reading

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Mortgage Bailout Question

Should those of us who did not buy a house that we couldn’t afford bailout those who did?  That is the essence of it.  My guess is that those who were prudent would answer no.  Any bailout should be limited to those … Continue reading

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Cars aren’t selling

Light vehicle sales are at record lows.  Could part of the reason be that ugly doesn’t sell.?   Not only are crossovers a tad on the ugly side, but they also all look alike.  Keep offering people what they don’t want … Continue reading

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CA Budget plan goes to Schwarzenegger after Legislature’s OK

$12.8 Billion in new taxes to sweeten the pot for one of the 4 most heavily taxed states in the Union.  Invest your money in U-Haul as productive people flee the State. Budget plan goes to Schwarzenegger after Legislature’s OK … Continue reading

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Reporters jump ship – And land in Obama Administration

At least Journalists weren’t lobbyists or were they?  New twist on an old game. Dem exclusive? Reporters jump ship – Michael Calderone – Politico.com

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Beckham set for Galaxy return after Milan loan

Please say this isn’t true.  We already have K-Fed, Chris Brown and countless others already.  We have suffered enough. FOX Sports on MSN – Major League Soccer – Beckham set for Galaxy return after Milan loan

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Senator returns from mother’s memorial for Stimulus vote on a Government jet

Let see if we have the moral of the story correct.  If a CEO flies on a corporate jet it is shameful.  But if a vote is needed for a Stimulus package that can’t wait one day, a Government plane … Continue reading

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