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A New Justice Blog is Born

Say Hello to Overruled. I'm expecting some quality stuff. Take a look at the "Why I blog" post:
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Thursday Night Crappy Music Blogging

1. it's funnier if you were there.

2. a couple of friends of mine have fucked them, way back in their "nobody" years of the late 80s. apparently they like dumb blondes (of all orientations)

3. i miss them, and am unashamed to say i'm glad to know they have a new album out, no matter how much it may suck. all the critics hated "Violator," but you and i both know how that's spun off some of the greatest remix shit, like, ever. Read more about Thursday Night Crappy Music Blogging

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Hopey Changey Hypothetical Blogging


So I know that most of you are like me, "cynics" or "PUMAs" or "bitter dead enders" or otherwise irredeemable and more importantly, ignored by People Who Matter. But just for the fun of it, I have to ask: what, if anything, could Obama do to win your love? And support? Perhaps even to the point of you picking up a phone, writing a letter, signing a check, or heaven forfend, getting in a car and standing up at a protest, or some similar 'extreme' action? Read more about Hopey Changey Hypothetical Blogging

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Atheist Monetary Humor

This should make Lambert's cold go away faster:

Courtesy of Harvard professor Niall Ferguson in Vanity Fair:

The motto “In God we trust” was added to the dollar bill in 1957. Since then its purchasing power, relative to the consumer price index, has declined by a staggering 87 percent.

I bet we could turn this economy around by replacing "God" with "FSM." Just sayin. Read more about Atheist Monetary Humor

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Speaking of Freaks: Fun and Games b/w Spreadsheets at the A

So my excuse for poor blogging today is that I'm trying to "work" while keeping at least one nosehair in the mess that is the implosion of the Obama Halo of Perfectedness. It's Hard, I tell you! Anyway, I got turned on to this bullshit post over at a place I adore and respect, and I've been having fun there all day. While not making money, that is, the better to pay taxes for bankers to have Hermes-appointed ass warmers. Read more about Speaking of Freaks: Fun and Games b/w Spreadsheets at the A

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Corrente on the Stimulus

So we all, rightly, hate TARP and endless funding for war and invasion and other costly programs that reward the rich and failing at the expense of the working class and poor. But what about the Stimulus Bill? I can't claim to have read all of the damn thing (it's over 600 pages long) but I did research the parts that seemed most likely to have an impact on my life. Read more about Corrente on the Stimulus

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A TeeVee Trend We Can All Pray Continues

I'm down on my knees right now, praying that the FSM keep and protect these poor, simple pastors of the flock:
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Long Live the South Central Farmers!

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Daschle's Out, but Is the Lesson Learned?

Sigh. I guess it's "surprising" that the guy who spent most of his time as Leader caving, went and caved to Republican pressure. But the real question isn't about the morality or qualification (not) paying taxes confers. It's about whether or not the new administration willl ever figure out that there's a real good reason for truly having ideological diversity in the applicant pool. Read more about Daschle's Out, but Is the Lesson Learned?

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Fed to Continue Burning Huge Piles of Money

I just love all the cute acronyms they use. Is there a MILF fund, perhaps?

Release Date: February 3, 2009

For release at 10:00 a.m. EST
The Federal Reserve on Tuesday announced the extension through October 30, 2009, of its existing liquidity programs that were scheduled to expire on April 30, 2009. The Board of Governors and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) took these actions in light of continuing substantial strains in many financial markets.

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Interesting Real Estate Offer in Detroit

Go ahead and make all the jokes you want; Detroit is and likely will be an easy target. But I found this Craig's List ad quite interesting. Read more about Interesting Real Estate Offer in Detroit

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Sound Banking: Still Found at Credit Unions

I agree with PW. In all this 'confusion' about what can and should be done to save those poor, helpless bankers, too often is left out discussion about banks that still have money to lend, are solvent, and who are looking forward to a bright future.
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