Apparently part II of “How to get the Fed out of your life – GOP style will be delayed a bit longer than anticipated (love you, Mom..hee hee!), so without further ado, here are some more choice odds and ends from across the U.S. political spectrum for you:
OBAMA ISN’T WORKING
Excuse us, but the President of the United States works 24/7/365. Only your hair is grey for no apparent reason, Mr “I like to fire people” Romney. it’s YOU who hasn’t had a real job for over a decade, remember? You know, it’s not that Mr. Romney is wealthy that’s an issue. It’s that he’s lying when he says his experience with Bain Capital qualifies him as a “job creator”. A venture capitalist, such as Mr. Romney was, doesn’t create jobs, they maximize the return on an investment. It’s what they do. Similar to flipping houses, it’s a racket, super heavyweight style. Nevertheless, Mr. Romney’s self proclaimed skills as a job creator (100K or so jobs over a decade with Bain Capital…YAWN) hardly inspire much confidence. That’s only 10K or so a year, less than 1K a month. Over a 10 year period.. Not a great selling point, if you ask us.
Arizona (The Good)
Their new redistricting laws have gone into effort despite the States Republican Majority attempts to block it. You can take a look at the new districts here.
Arizona (The Bad AND the Ugly)
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A Dallas zoo statement said Kipenzi, three months old, died about 5.30pm on Tuesday when she ran into a perimeter edge of a barn that is part of the giraffe herd’s habitat.Continue reading...
A month before Ferguson erupted, an old white man in Mississippi, famous for his shrine to the King, shot and killed a young black man. Police cleared him. Two days later he was dead
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Paul wore several dense rings on his large hands as he gave the $5 tours and left the impression that he was not above using them in a dust-up. His charm melted away at the edges of a subtle menace he exuded. If he caught a visitor staring off into space as he was talking, he would often grab their shoulder forcefully or pound on it twice with a backhanded closed fist, saying “Yo, yo!” until he was confident that he had regained their attention.Continue reading...