Leader of Taliban in Pakistan dies →
winstonwolfe: There is of course someone who will step in and take his place but still very significant.
I know that the worst thing we could possibly do is to raise taxes on anybody,...– John McCain. His definition of rich are those folks who earn over $5 million a year. Obama’s response (in the Friday debate): OBAMA: My definition — here’s what I can tell the American people: 95 percent of you will get a tax cut. And if you make less than $250,000, less than a quarter-million...
Senate to vote on rescue plan tomorrow. →
The Senate plans to vote on the $700 billion financial rescue plan Wednesday evening — two days after the House failed to pass it. The bill adds provisions including raising the FDIC insurance cap to $250,000, and it will be packaged with other economic measures. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the plan.
Bush signs $600 billion dollar spending bill that...
George W. Bush signed a more than 600-billion-dollar bill late Tuesday to fund government operations until March 2009, after lawmakers failed to pass a budget for the next year. “I am disappointed that the Congress passed a long-term continuing resolution,” Bush said in a statement announcing he had signed the legislation. “There is much work to be done, and the Congress should...
FDR told his fellow Americans that ‘there is an element in the readjustment of...– Barack Obama Washington Wire - WSJ.com : Obama Urges Supporters to Unite on Financial Rescue (via mikehudack)
If anyone needs me I’ll be in my Penthouse of Tech.– Miasma-Protege on Gawker
Why McCain Is Going To Win, Sorry
caro: josephweisenthal: It’s true though: In the next month, watch for a backlash to the new Bill Maher movie bashing religion and the Oliver Stone movie bashing Bush. Seriously, Democrats and their films it’s only going to screw them over in the end. I see your point about Bill Maher, but doesn’t everyone pretty much hate W now?
I’m from Texas. I’m from old money Texas. This means that I do not talk politics...– therichgirlsareweeping Someone needs to explain to me why something as important as discussing among one another the merits of those running for perhaps the most powerful office in the world needs to be a private matter. Your ultimate decision should be private if you choose it to be, and you...
Is Chuck Bass Our Generation's Charles Bukowski? →
Adobe confirms FLASH FOR IPHONE →
kiamatthews: yourdp: I think I need to change my shorts. You do that, I’ll do this: I’m not convinced its true yet but that Maury animation is too good not to reblog.
"It's better to have talent that perhaps very few... →
tylercoates: That Mills. He’s a good guy.
Obama said the bill has been “misunderstood and poorly communicated.” “When...– (via washingtonpost.com, spintree and robot-heart) This is what I call acting presidential. (via gregbrown) (via peterwknox) Damn straight. (via mikehudack)
Forman got tinnitus when he was going through his last round of funding—he...– The Playboys of Tech, Details
tylercoates: Because I like hear about younger people who are simultaneously more stupid and successful than I am, I read Jessica Roy’s first column on HuffPo. And I feel exactly how I did about her before. I still think she’s dumb, and I’m still aggravated that she’s found an audience (and, of course, that I even pay attention to her). I didn’t study abroad in college; my parents offered to...
Anthony Bourdain would eat a meal of dirt-baked... →
Bloomberg To Seek Third Term As NYC Mayor
Breaking News Alert The New York Times Tuesday, September 30, 2008 — 2:43 PM ET ——- Bloomberg Said to Seek Third Term as Mayor Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg plans to announce Thursday morning that he will seek to overturn New York City’s two-term limit and run for a third term, according to two people who have been told of his plans.
No one's tumbling the market recovery.. →
mikehudack: brianconley: It’s a bit strange to me how everyone was ready to tumbl minute-to-minute the market’s crash, but no one is following its near 50% recovery of yesterday’s losses… A bit short-sighted or mob-mentality of my fellow tumblrs? Here’s hoping the rally continues… You’re right. If it bleeds it leads. Unfortunately this could well be a dead cat bounce.
Julia's reality show dropped for series about...
With Julia Allison on its cover this past July, Wired confirmed longstanding rumors the internet fameball had a deal with Bravo for a reality show called IT Girls, based on her antics with handbag designer Mary Rambin and self-professed geek Meghan Asha. The development deal was to begin with just a pilot show, and it sounds like it might not go any further. In a roundup of some of Bravo’s...
Spencer Pratt is what's wrong with America.
ineedtoo: kathlellen: I don’t think I need to elaborate.
McCain Admits Lying For Ambition
Interviewer: “There was a political issue, a local issue about whether the confederate flag should fly over the capital. You waffled on that.” John McCain: “Yes. Worse than waffled. I said it was strictly a state issue clearly knowing that it wasn’t” Interviewer: “Thats not what you believed in your heart.” John McCain: “No” Interviewer:...
I disagree with what the majority of American people want.– John McCain in the previous video.
Bankruptcy, not bailout, is the right answer →
adamiss: When Harvard Libertarian Economists talk, I tend to listen. I was particularly interested in this portion: The obvious alternative to a bailout is letting troubled financial institutions declare bankruptcy. Bankruptcy means that shareholders typically get wiped out and the creditors own the company. Bankruptcy does not mean the company disappears; it is just owned by someone new (as...